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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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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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A Book of Poetry Illustrative of English History ...: The Tudors & Stuarts

G. Dowse - Great Britain - 1908
...furious troops in battle joined '. Methinks I hear the drum's tumultuous sound The victor's shout« and dying groans confound, The dreadful burst of cannon rend the skies, 5 And all the thunder of the battle rise. Twas then great Marlborough's mighty soul was proved, That,...
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Shelburne Essays: Studies of religious dualism

Paul Elmer More - American literature - 1909
...medley of fortune. It is the calm of the victorious general as he directs the storm of battle: 'T was then great Marlbro's mighty soul was proved, That, in the shock of changing hosts unmoved, Amidst confusion, horror, and despair, Examin'd all the dreadful scenes of...
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Shelburne Essays: Sixth series. Studies of religious dualism

Paul Elmer More - Literature - 1909 - 355 pages
...medley of fortune. It is the calm of the victorious general as he directs the storm of battle: 'T was then great Marlbro's mighty soul was proved, That, in the shock of changing hosts unmoved, Amidst confusion, horror, and despair, Examin'd all the dreadful scenes of...
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Thackeray's English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1911 - 263 pages
...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. "T was then great Marlborough's mighty soul was proved, That in the shock of charging hosts unmoved,...
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Dramatization: Selections from English Classics Adapted in Dramatic Form

Sarah Emma Simons, Clem Irwin Orr - Children's plays, American - 1913 - 400 pages
...these lines: But O, my muse, what numbers wilt thou find To sing the furious troops in battle joined! 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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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892).

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...MARLBOROUGH But, O my muse, what numbers wilt thou find To sing the furious troops in battle joined! neth the ancient Mariner. No twilight within the courts...nor groan) With heavy thump, a lifeless lump, They Marlborough's mighty soul was proved. . That, in the shock of charging hosts unmoved, Amidst confusion,...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...MARYBOROUGH But, O my muse, what numbers wilt thou find To sing the furious troops in battle joined! y a bland assimilation Marlborough's mighty soul was proved. That, in the shock of charging hosts unmoved. Amidst confusion,...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...burst of cannon rend the skies, And all the thunder of the battle rise! "Twas then great Marlborough's closing up his eyes, — Now, if thou wouldst, when...have given him over, From death to life thou might' 281 Examined all the dreadful scenes of war ; In peaceful thought the field of death surveyed, To fainting...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...burst of cannon rend the skies, And all the thunder of the battle rise ! 'Twas then great Marlborough's e Macmillan company 280 Amidst confusion, horror, and despair, Examined all the dreadful scenes of war; In peaceful thought...
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