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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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Death: The Final Mystery

Lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2000 - 248 pages
...horde. For a long, long moment there was no sign of the gallant Roman hero, and in Macaulay's words: No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bank,...surprise, With parted lips and straining eyes, Stood gazing where he sank. Horatius, despite his wounds and the weight of his armour, made it safely back...
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Fabulous Science: Fact and Fiction in the History of Scientific Discovery

John Waller - Discoveries in science - 2004 - 308 pages
...armour, Horatio plunged beneath the surface of the Tiber. A stunned calm fell upon Rome and her enemies: No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bank;...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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Miscellaneous Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay - Philosophy - 2005 - 552 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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Free Wind Home: A Childhood Memoir, 1935-1948

Gary Saunders - Authors - 2007 - 271 pages
...one hand, pacing between kitchen and parlour, learning Macaulay's "Horatius": 'O Tiber! Father Tiber! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's...harness on his back Plunged headlong in the tide... Here, he paused to blow his nose. To my astonishment his eyes were brimming with tears. I was on the...
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On the Shores of the Great Sea, Book I of the Story of the World

M. B. Synge - History - 2013 - 212 pages
...to the river that rolls by the towers of Rome — " ' Oh, Tiber ! father Tiber ! To whom the Eomans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's arms, Take thou in charge this day.' " With these words he plunged headlong into the fiercely flowing river. Not a sound of joy or sorrow...
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