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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 works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 19

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1869
...: — " 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 ; ask you either for my friend or for myself." — SWIFT to ADDISON (1717). SCOTT'S Swift. Vol. xix....
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The Four Georges: The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1869 - 362 pages
...: — " 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 ; ask you either for my friend or for myself." — SWIFT to ADDISON (1717). SCOTT'S Swift. Vol. xix....
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The Four Georges: The English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - England - 1869 - 362 pages
...: — " But, O my Muse l.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 ; ask you either for myfriend or for myself." — SWIFT to ADDISON (1717). SCOTT'S Swift. Vol. xix....
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THE WORKS OF JOSEPH ADDISON

GEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE - 1870
...But 0, my muse, 1 what numbers wilt thou find To sing the furious troops in battle join'd! Me thinks I hear the drum's tumultuous sound The victor's shouts...battle rise. 'Twas then great Marlbro's mighty soul was prov'd, 2 That, in the shock of charging hosts unmov'd, Amidst confusion, horror, and despair, Examin'd...
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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1870 - 597 pages
...sacrifice shall be ; And death, if death must be my doom, Shall join my soul to thee. FROM THE CAMPAIGN. 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 illustrated public school speaker and reader based on grammatical ...

Alexander Kennedy Isbister - Oratory - 1870 - 382 pages
...Blenheim. 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...the skies, . And all the thunder of the battle rise. 'Twos then great Marlbro's mighty soul was proved, That, ill the shock of charging hosts unmoved, Amidst...
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Pearls from the poets: specimens selected, with biogr. notes, by H.W. Dulcken

Henry William Dulcken - 1870
...sing the furious troops in battle join'd ! Methinks I hearthedrums' tumultuous sound, The victors' shouts and dying groans confound; The dreadful burst...the skies, And all the thunder of the battle rise. that he ne'er obliged " — who can " just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike"— who, unable or loth...
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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 pages
...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 shouts and dying groans confound ; The dreadful bursts of cannon rend the skies, And all the thunder of the battle rise. .Twas then great Marlbro's...
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Willson's Intermediate Fifth Reader: On the Original Plan of the School and ...

Marcius Willson - Readers (Elementary) - 1870 - 372 pages
...BATTLE. [Battle of Blenheim, 1704: see p. 85, and also p. 156.] 19. "'Twas then great Marlb'roughV mighty soul was proved, That in the shock of charging hosts, unmoved, Amid confusion, horror, and despair, Examined all the dreadful scenes of war ; In peaceful thought...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1872
...: — " 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, nothing to ask...
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