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" Tiber! father Tiber! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's arms, Take thou in charge this day ! ' So he spake, and speaking sheathed The good sword by his side, And with his harness on his back Plunged headlong in the tide. "
Journeys Through Bookland: A New and Original Plan for Reading Applied to ... - Page 18
by Charles Herbert Sylvester - 1922
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A Manual of Elocution: Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice. With ...

M. S. Mitchell - Elocution - 1871 - 384 pages
...rolls by the towers of Rome. • "Oh, Tiber! father Tiber! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, n Roman's arms, Take thou in charge this day!" So he...surprise, With parted lips and straining eyes, Stood gazing where he sank ; And when above the surges They saw his crest appear, All Rome sent forth a rapturous...
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The Fifth Reader, Book 5

Lewis Baxter Monroe - American literature - 1871 - 324 pages
...And hi: spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Rome: — XI. " 0 Tiber ! Father Tiber ! To whom the Romans pray ! A Roman's life, a Roman's...harness on his back, Plunged headlong in the tide. XII. No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bank ; But friends and foes, in dumb surprise,...
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The Lays of Ancient Rome: And Other Poems

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Readers - 1871 - 271 pages
...And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Rome. LIX. " Oh, Tiber ! Father Tiber ! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's...harness on his back, Plunged headlong in the tide. LX. No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bank ; But friends and foes in dumb surprise, With...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volume 8

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1871
...; And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Homo. LIX. " Oh, Tiber! father Tiber! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's...harness on his back, Plunged headlong in the tide. LI. No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bank; But friends and foes in dumb surprise, With...
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The Standard Fourth Reader: With Spelling and Defining Lessons, Exercises in ...

Epes Sargent - Readers and speakers - 1871 - 336 pages
...Father Tiber! To whom the Romans pray I * In the Etruscan language Lars meant " mighty chief," or lorA, A Roman's life, a Roman's arms, Take thou in charge...harness on his back, Plunged headlong in the tide. 12. No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bank ; But friends and foes, in dumb surprise,...
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The Metropolitan Fifth Reader: Compiled for the Use of Colleges, Academies ...

Mother Angela Gillespie - Elocution - 1871 - 450 pages
...home ; And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Roma 8. " 0 Tiber ! father Tiber ! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's arms, Take thou in charge this day 1" So he spake, and speaking sheathed The good sword by his side, And, with his harness on his back,...
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The Model Speaker: Consisting of Exercises in Prose and Poetry : for the Use ...

Philip Lawrence - Recitations - 1871 - 395 pages
...yield thee ! " cried Lars Porsena, " now yield thee to our grace ! " •" O Tiber ! Father Tiber ! to whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's arms, take thou in charge this day ! " go he spake, and, speaking, sheared, the good sword by his side, And, with his harness on his b&&,...
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A Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 608 pages
...; And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Rome. ux. "O, Tiber ! Father Tiber ! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's arms. Take thou in charge this day i " So he spake, and speaking 'hc-athed The good sword by his side, And, with his harness on his back,...
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The Boys of Grand Pré School

James De Mille - Adventure stories - 1871 - 348 pages
...with hjs arms and legs extended wildly, straight into the pool ! " No sound of joy or sorrow Arose from either bank, But friends and foes, in dumb surprise, With parted lips and straining eyes, Stood gazing where he sank." Thus far the two prisoners had remained in confinement. They might easily have...
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A book of golden deeds of all times and all lands. By the author of 'The ...

Charlotte Mary Yonge - 1871
...home, And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the walls of Rome : ' O Tiber ! father Tiber ! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's arms Take thou in charge this day.1 " And with this brief prayer he leapt into the foaming stream. Polybius was told that he was...
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