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" Methinks I hear the drum's tumultuous sound The victor's shouts and dying groans confound ; The dreadful burst of cannon rend the skies, And all the thunder of the battle rise. "
The North-western Monthly: A Magazine Devoted to University Extension and to ... - Page 214
1898
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Institutes of Grammar, as applicable to the English language, or as ...

James Andrew - English language - 1817 - 129 pages
...Milton. " But O, my muse, what numbers wilt thou find, To sing the furious troops in battle join'd. , Methinks I hear the drum's tumultuous sound, The victor's...battle rise. 'Twas then great Marlbro's mighty soul was prov'd That in the shock of charging hosts unmov'd, Amidst confusion, horror and despair, Examin'd...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of ...

Alexander Jamieson - English language - 1820 - 345 pages
...O ! my Muse ! what numhers wilt thou find To sing the furious troops in hattle join'd ? Methinks, 1 hear the drum's tumultuous sound, „ . The victor's shouts, and dying groans, confound ; &c. Analysis. Introductions of this kind, are a forced attempt in a writer to spur up himself, and...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 3

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...sing the furious troops in battle join'd ! Methinks I hear the drums tumultuous sound The victors' shouts and dying groans confound, The dreadful burst...the skies, And all the thunder of the battle rise. [prov'd, 'Twas then great Marlborough's mighty soul was That, in the shock of charging hosts unmov'd,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...sing the furious troops in battle join'd ! Methinks I hear the drums' tumultuous sound The victors' shouts and dying groans confound, The dreadful burst...the skies, And all the thunder of the battle rise ! [proved, Twas then great Marlborough's mighty soul was That, in the shock of charging hosts unmoved,...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - English language - 1824 - 679 pages
...! O my muse ! what numbers wilt thou find To sing the furious troops in battle join'd ? Methinks, 1 hear the drum's tumultuous sound, The victor's shouts, and dying groans, confound ; &c. Introductions of this kind, are a forced attempt in a writer, to spur up himself, and his reader,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Joseph Addison, Volume 1

Joseph Addison - Medals, Ancient - 1840
...borders stands. But O, my muse, what numbers wilt thou find To sing the furious troops in battle join'd ! Methinks I hear the drum's tumultuous sound, The victor's...battle rise. Twas then great Marlbro's mighty soul was prov'd, That, in the shock of charging hosts unmov'd, Amidst confusion, horror, and despair, Examin'd...
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The Book of Versions; Or, Guide to French Translation: With Notes, to Assist ...

J. Cherpilloud - French language - 1833 - 240 pages
...inondés : Les torrens bondissans précipitent leur onde, Et des mers en courroux le noir abîme gronde. The dreadful burst of cannon rend the skies, And all...battle rise. 'Twas then great Marlbro's mighty soul was prov'd, That, in the shock of charging hosts unmov'd, Amidst confusion, horror, and despair, Examin'd...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres ...: To which are Added, Copious ...

Hugh Blair - Rhetoric - 1833 - 549 pages
...Blenheim. But O my muse! what numbers wilt thou find To sing the furious troops in battle join'd ? Methinks, I hear the drum's tumultuous sound, The victor's shouts, and dying groans, confound ; Sic. The faults opposite to the sublime are chiefly two: the frigid, and the bombast The frigid consists,...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric, and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles ...

Alexander Jamieson - English language - 1838 - 306 pages
...Blenheim : But p ! my Muse ! what numbers wilt thou find To sing the furious troops in battle join'd ? Methinks I hear the drum's tumultuous sound, The victor's shouts, and dying groans, confound ; &c. Analysis. Introductions of this kind, are a forced attempt in a writer to spur up himself and...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of ...

Alexander Jamieson - English language - 1840 - 306 pages
...Blenheim : But p ! my Muse ! what numbers wilt thou find To sing the furious troops in battle join'd : Methinks I hear the drum's tumultuous sound, The victor's shouts, and dying groans, confound ; &c. Analysis. Introductions of this kind, are a forced attempt in a writer to spur up himself and...
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