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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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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845
...And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Rome: — " Oh, Tiber ! father Tiber ! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's...thou in charge this day!" So he spake, and speaking sheath'd The good sword by his side, And, with his harness on his back, Plung'd headlong in the tide....
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 504 pages
...home ; And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Rome. " O Tiber ! father Tiber ! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's...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 second Poetical reading book, compiled, with notes, by W. McLeod

Walter McLeod - 1850
...home ; And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Borne. " Oh, Tiber! father Tiber! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's...But friends and foes in dumb surprise, With parted lip's and straining eyes, Stood gazing where he sank ; And when above the surges They saw his crest...
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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - Elocution - 1851 - 552 pages
...home ; And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Roma " Oh, Tiber ! father Tiber ! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's...sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bank ; 23 But friends and foes in dumb surprise, With parted lips and straining eyes, Stood gazing where...
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A history of Rome from the earliest times to the death of Domitian

Robert William BROWNE - 1851 - 395 pages
...Thrice thirty thousand foes before, And the broad flood behind. * * * # " 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. — MACAULAY. " Father Tiber," he cried, " receive a soldier and a soldier's arms ! " He then plunged...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1852 - 558 pages
...river that rolls by the towers of Rome. " O, Tiber ! father Tiber ! to whom the Romans pray, A Eoman's life, a Roman's arms, take thou in charge this day...either bank ; But friends and foes, in dumb surprise, stood gazing where he sank ; And when above the surges they saw hie crest appear, Rome shouted, and...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 pages
...Porsena, " now yield theo to our grace." " O, Tiber ! father Tiber ! to whom the Romans pray, A Eoman's life, a Roman's arms, take thou in charge this day...either bank ; But friends and foes, in dumb surprise, stood gazing where he sank ; And when above the surges they saw his crest appear, Home shouted, and...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 pages
...home, And he spake to the noble river that rolls by the towers of Rome. " 0, Tiber ! father Tiber ! to whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's...spake, and, speaking, sheathed the good sword by his sidey And, with his harness on his back, plunged headlong in the tide. No sound of joy or sorrow was...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 1; Volume 37

1853
...home ; And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Rome : " 0 Tiber ! Father Tiber ! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's...he spake, and speaking, sheathed The good sword by hia side, And with his harness on his bock, Plunged headlong in the tide. No sound of joy or sorrow...
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Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Rome - 1854 - 222 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...surprise, -< ; With parted lips and straining eyes, Stood gazing where he sank ; .-= I And when above the surges They saw his crest appear, All Rome sent forth...
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