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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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A HISTORY OF ENGLISH POETRY

W. J. COURTHOPE - 1905
...sing the furious troops in battle joined ? Methinks I hear the drum's tumultuous sound The victors' shouts and dying groans confound ; The dreadful burst...the skies, And all the thunder of the battle rise. Generalised descriptions such as the above and otiose epithets, such as " gay gilded scenes," " the...
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English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century: Sir Richard Steele, Joseph ...

English literature - 1906 - 514 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...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 Works of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1906 - 360 pages
...find To sing the furious troops in battle joined ! Methinks I hear the drum's tumultuous sound 275 The victor's shouts and dying groans confound. The...all the thunder of the battle rise. 'Twas then great Marlborough's mighty soul was proved, That, in the shock of charging hosts unmoved, 280 Amidst confusion,...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1906 - 182 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 of cannon rend the skies, And all the thunders of the battle rise. 'Twos then great Marlborough's mighty soul was proved, That, in the shock...
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Selections from the Works of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1906 - 360 pages
...burst of cannon rend the skies, And all the thunder of the battle rise. 'Twas then great Marlborough's mighty soul was proved, That, in the shock of charging hosts unmoved, 280 Amidst confusion, .horror, and despair, Examined all the dreadful scenes of war ; In peaceful thought...
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A Collection of Eighteenth Century Verse

Margaret Lynn - English poetry - 1907 - 484 pages
...find To sing the furious troops in battle joined ! Methinks I hear the drum's tumultuous sound 275 The victor's shouts and dying groans confound, The...proved, That, in the shock of charging hosts unmoved, 280 Amidst confusion, horror, and despair, Examined all the dreadful scenes of war; In peaceful thought...
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A Collection of Eighteenth Century Verse

Margaret Lynn - English poetry - 1907 - 484 pages
...find To sing the furious troops in battle joined ! Methinks I hear the drum's tumultuous sound 275 The victor's shouts and dying groans confound, The...proved, That, in the shock of charging hosts unmoved, 280 Amidst confusion, horror, and despair, Examined all the dreadful scenes of war; In peaceful thought...
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English Poetry (1170-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 580 pages
...MARLBOROUGH But, О my muse, what numbers wilt thou find To sing the furious troops in battle \oĢ Methinks I hear the drum's tumultuous sound The victor's...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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English Poetry (1170-1892).

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 580 pages
...muse, what numbers wilt thou To sing the furious troops in battle joined ! Methinks I hear the dram's tumultuous sound The victor's shouts and dying groans...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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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908
...stands. But, O my Muse, what numbers wilt thou find 15 To sing the furious troops in battle joined! Methinks I hear the drum's tumultuous sound The victor's...the skies, And all the thunder of the battle rise! 20 T was then great Marlbro's mighty soul was proved, That, in the shock of charging hosts unmoved,...
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