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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 Sixth Reader of the United States Series: Embracing, in Brief, the ...

Marcius Willson - Indiana - 1872 - 372 pages
...BATTLE. [Battle of Blenheim, 1704: see p. 35, and also p 156.] 1 9. " '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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Miscellanies...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1873 - 592 pages
...Poets. " But, О my Muse ! what numbers wilt t thou find To sing the furious troops in battle joined ? Methinks I hear the drum's tumultuous sound The victor's shouts and dying groaus confound; The dreadful burst of cannon rend the skies, And all the thunders of the battle rise....
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Dawn to daylight; or, Gleams from the poets of twelve centuries

Dawn - 1874 - 298 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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The poetical works of Joseph Addison: Gay's Fables; and Somerville's Chase ...

Joseph Addison - 1875
...borders stands. But, 0 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, 230 Amidst confusion,...
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Advanced Course of Composition and Rhetoric: A Series of Practial Lessons on ...

George Payn Quackenbos - English language - 1875 - 454 pages
..."But, O my muse ! what numbers wilt thon find, To sing the furious troops in battle joined ? Methiuks I hear the drum's tumultuous sound, The victor's shouts, and dying groans confound ; " &c. § 280. When, therefore, an awe-inspiring object is presented in nature, a grand creation in...
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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876
...sing the furious troops in battle join'd ! Methinks I hear the drums tumultuous sound, The victors' ge to food, Thou throwest me Into more sicknesses,...power cross-bias me, not making Thine own gift good, [prov'd. 'Twos then great Marlborough's mighty soul was That, in the shock of charging hosts unmov'd,...
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Germany

English poetry - 1877
...borders stands. But, 0 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. 'T was then great Marlbro's mighty soul was proved, That, in the shock of charging hosts unmoved, Amidst...
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The Age of Anne

Edward Ellis Morris - Europe - 1877 - 242 pages
...passage: — 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 ; Th e dreadful burst of cannon rend the skies, And all the thunder of the battle rise. 'Twas then...
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The Age of Anne

Edward Ellis Morris - Europe - 1878 - 242 pages
...passage: — 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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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1879
...confound : The dreadful burst of cannon r^nd the skies, And all the thunder of the battle rise. 'Twus then great Marlbro's mighty soul was proved, That, in the shock of charging/hosts unmoved, Amidst confusion, horror, ana despair, Examined all the dreadful scenes of...
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