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" As we drove our prize at leisure, The king marched forth to catch us : His rage surpassed all measure, But his people could not match us. He fled to his hall-pillars ; And, ere our force we led off, Some sacked his house and cellars, While others cut... "
Bentley's Miscellany - Page 535
by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1837
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The Misfortunes of Elphin

Thomas Love Peacock - 1829 - 240 pages
...His rage surpassed all measure, But his people could not match us. He fled to his hall-pillars ; And, ere our force we led off, Some sacked his house and cellars, While others cut his head off. or DINAS VAVTR. 143 We there, in strife bewild'ring, Spilt blood enough to swim in : We orphaned many...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1829
...His rage surpassed all measure, But his people could not match us. He fled to his hall-pillars; And, ere our force we led off, Some sacked his house and cellars, While others cut his head off. ' We there, in strife bewild'ring, Spik blood enough to swim in : We orphaned many children, And widowed...
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The misfortunes of Elphin, by the author of Headlong hall

Thomas Love Peacock - 1829
...His rage surpassed all measure, But his people could not match us. He fled to his hall-pillars ; And, ere our force we led off, Some sacked his house and cellars, While others cut his head off. L . We there, in strife bewild'ring, Spilt blood enough to swim in : We orphaned many children, -....
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The misfortunes of Elphin

Thomas Love Peacock - 1829 - 240 pages
...His rage surpassed all measure, But his people could not match us. He fled to his hall-pillars ; And, ere our force we led off, Some sacked his house and cellars, pr While others cut his head off. We there, in strife bewild'ring, Spilt blood enough to swim in :...
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The Intermediate Standard Speaker: Containing Pieces for Declamation in ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1857 - 432 pages
...rage surpassed all measure, But his people could not match us. He fled to his hall-pillars, And e'er our force we led off, Some sacked his house and cellars, While others cut his head off. We there in strife bewildering Spilt blood enough to swim in; We orphaned many children, And widowed...
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The Works of Thomas Love Peacock: Maid Marian. Misfortunes of Elphin ...

Thomas Love Peacock, Mrs. Edith (Nicholis) Clarke, Richard Monckton Milnes Baron Houghton - 1875
...His rage surpassed all measure, But his people could not match us. He fled to his hall-pillars ; And, ere our force we led off, Some sacked his house and cellars, While others cut his head off. We there, in strife bewildering, Spilt blood enough to swim in : We orphaned many children, And widowed...
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The works of Thomas Love Peacock, ed. by H. Cole

Thomas Love Peacock - 1875
...His rage surpassed all measure, But his people could not match us. He fled to his hall-pillars ; And, ere our force we led off, Some sacked his house and cellars, While others cut his head off. We there, in strife bewildering, Spilt blood enough to swim in : We orphaned many children, And widowed...
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Scintillę juris, by ******S ***N ******G.

Charles John Darling (1st baron.) - 1877
...good things of this earth, not less by plundering their fellows than by hanging and shooting them. "Some sacked his house and cellars, While others cut his head off," says Peacock, with a nice appreciation of the rights of man. Now, the people have never allowed a popular...
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The English Poets: Wordsworth to Dobell

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...His rage surpassed all measure, But his people could not match us. He fled to his hall-pillars ; And, ere our force we led off, Some sacked his house and cellars, While others cut his head off. We there, in strife bewildering, Spilt blood enough to swim in : We orphaned many children, And widowed...
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