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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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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1900 - 360 pages
...these: — " 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; ao The dreadful burst of cannon rend the skies, And all the thunder of the battle rise. 'Twas then...
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The English Poets

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1901
...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 Works of Voltaire: The Henriade: Letters and miscellanies

Voltaire, Tobias Smollett - 1901
...tremendous hour was shown, The might of Bourbon's rival, and his own ; 'Twas then each hero's warlike soul was proved, That in the shock of charging hosts unmoved, Amidst confusion, horror and despair, Ranged the dread scene and ruled the doubtful war. Meanwhile renowned for many a martial deed, A gallant...
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Chamber's Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1902
...Battle-Piece. But, О my muse, what numbers wilt ihou find To sing the furious troops in battle joined ! o'er the scene, some r Marlborough's mighty soul was prove* That, in the shock of charging hosts unmoved, Amidst confusion,...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and ...

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1902
...Battle-Plece. But, O my muse, what numbers wilt thou find To sing the furious troops in battle joined ! zephyr blows, Wh Marlborough's mighty soul was proved, That, in the shock of charging hosts unmoved, Amidst confusion,...
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Macaulay's Essay on Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1900 - 158 pages
...sing the furious troops in battle join'd? Methinks I hear the drum's tumultuous sound, The victors' shouts and dying groans confound; The dreadful burst...the thunder of the battle rise. " 'Twas then great Marlborough's mighty soul was prov'd, That, in the shock of charging hosts unmov'd, . Inspir'd repuls'd...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 23

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1885
...for a time, at full leisure for the cultivation of his mind."— JOHNSON : Lives of the Poets. BB 2 The dreadful burst of cannon rend the skies, And all the thunder of the battle rise. 'Twas then great Marlborougk's mighty soul was proved, That, in the shock of charging hosts unmoved, Amidst confusion,...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 26

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1904
...these : — " 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...all the thunder of the battle rise. 'Twas then great Marlborough's mighty soul was proved, That, in the shock of charging hosts unmoved, Amidst confusion,...
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The English humourists

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1905
...[75] " Bat, O ray 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...all the thunder of the battle rise. Twas then great Marlborough's mighty soul was proved, That, in the shock of charging hosts unmoved, Amidst confusion,...
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Selections from the Writings of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1905 - 346 pages
...find To sing the furious troops in battel join'd ! Methinks I hear the drum's tumultuous sound 275 The victor's shouts and dying groans confound, The...cannon rend the skies, And all the thunder of the battel rise. 'Twas then great MARLBRO'S mighty soul was prov'd, That, in the shock of charging hosts...
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