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" While to her breast her son she presses, Then breathes a few brave words and brief, Kissing the patriot brow she blesses, With no one but her secret God To know the pain... "
The Pathfinders of Jefferson County - Page 362
by William Hocking Hunter - 1898 - 406 pages
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...her husband's sword, Mid little ones who weep or wonder, And bravely speaks the cheering word, What though her heart be rent asunder, Doomed nightly in...dreams to hear The bolts of death around him rattle, Hath shed as sacred blood as e'er • Was poured upon the field of battle ! The mother who conceals...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 71

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1861
...her husband'« sword, 'Mid little ones who weep or wonder, And bravely speaks the cheering word, What though her heart be rent asunder — Doomed nightly in her dreams to hear The bolts of war around him rattle, Hath shed as sacred blood as e'er Was poured upon the plain of battle ! The...
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The Wagoner of the Alleghanies: A Poem of the Days of Seventy-six

Thomas Buchanan Read - United States - 1863 - 276 pages
...her husband's sword, Mid little ones who weep or wonder, And bravely speaks the cheering word, What though her heart be rent asunder, Doomed nightly in...dreams to hear The bolts of death around him rattle, Hath shed as sacred blood as e'er III. The mother who conceals her grief While to her breast her son...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 23

Methodist Episcopal Church - 1863
...her husband's sword 'Mid little ones who weep or wonder, And bravely speaks the cheering word— What though her heart be rent asunder! Doomed nightly in...dreams to hear The bolts of death around him rattle — Hath shed as sacred blood as e'er Was poured upon the field of battle! The mother who conceals...
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LIFE WITH THE FORTY-NINTH MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEERS.

HENRY T. JOHNS - 1864
...her husband's sword, 'Mid little ones who weep and wonder, And bravely speaks the cheering word, What though her heart be rent asunder — Doomed nightly in her dreams to hear The bolts of war around him rattle, Hath shed as sacred blood as e'er Was poured upon the plain of battle. The mother...
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Advocate and Family Guardian, Volume 30

Philosophy - 1864
...her husband's sword, 'Mid littN- onus who weep or wonder, And gravely speakAhe cheering word. What though her heart be rent asunder — Doomed nightly In her dreams to hear The bolts of war around him rattle. Hath shed at sacred blood as e'nr Was poured upon the field of battle. The mother...
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Life with the Forty-Ninth Massachuseets

Henry T. Johns - 1864
...sword, 'Mid little ones who weep and wonder, And bravely speaks the cheering word, What though-her heart be rent asunder— Doomed nightly in her dreams to hear The bolts of war around him rattle, Hath shed as aacred blood as e'er Was poured upon the plain of battle. The mother...
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Patriotism in Poetry and Prose: Being Selected Passages from Lectures and ...

James Edward Murdoch, Thomas Buchanan Read, George Henry Boker, Francis De Haes Janvier - Patriotism - 1864 - 172 pages
...weep or wonder, And bravely speaks the cheering word, What though her heart be rent asunder, Doom'd nightly in her dreams to hear The bolts of death around him rattle. Hath shed as sacred blood as e'er Was pour'd upon a field of battle! The mother who conceals her grief,...
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Memories of the southern states

Elizabeth Collins - United States - 1865 - 116 pages
...husband's sword, 'Mid little ones who weep and wonder, And bravely speaks the cheering words, What though her heart be rent asunder — Doomed nightly in her dreams to hear The bolts of war around him rattle, Has shed as sacred blood as e'er Was poured upon the plain of battle. The mother...
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