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" ... ambition's voice commands, To march, and fight, and fall in foreign lands. I hate that drum's discordant sound, Parading round, and round, and round : To me it talks of ravaged plains, And burning towns, and ruin'd swains, And mangled limbs, and dying... "
The governess in Egypt. Harem life in Egypt and Constantinople - Page 186
by Emmeline Lott - 1865
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807 - 482 pages
...and ruin'd Swains, And mangled limbs, and dying groans, And widow's tears, and orphan* moans ; And all that misery's hand bestows, To fill the catalogue of human woes. . SONNET. To Britain 1766. RENOWN'D Britannia ! lov'd parental land ! Regard thy welfare with a...
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Selection of Poems ...

Poetry - 1808
...of ravag'd plains, And burning towns, and ruin'd swains, And widows' tears, and orphans' moans ; And all that misery's hand bestows, To fill the catalogue of human woes. Scott's Poetical Works. Pfo glory I covet, no riches I want, Ambition is nothing to me ; The one thing...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

Thomas Park - Ballads, English - 1819
...towns, and ruin'd swains, And mangled limbs and dying groans, And widows' tears, and orphans' moans, And all that Misery's hand bestows, To fill the catalogue of human woes. SONG LXXI.* BY MH. BICKEBSTAFF. WHAT are outward forms and shows, To an honest heart compar'd ? Oft...
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English wit and humor - 1818
...and ruin'd swains. And mangled limbs, and dying groans, And widow's tears, and orphan's moans ; And all that misery's hand bestows, To fill the catalogue of human woes. SCOTT. THE AMIABLE WIFE. Thamaid I shall love, must be free from disguise, Wear her heart on her lips,...
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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1819
...and ruin'd swains, And mangled limbs, and dying groans, And widows' tears, and orphans' moans ; And all that misery's hand bestows, To fill the catalogue of human woes. ODE ON PRIVATEERING. How custom steels the human breast To deeds that nature's thoughts detest! How...
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The British poets, including translations

British poets - 1822
...and ruin'd swains, And mangled limbs, and dying groans, And widows' tears, and orphans' moans; And all that Misery's hand bestows, To fill the catalogue of human woes. WRITTEN AFTER READING SOME MODERN LOVE VERSES. TAKE hence this tuneful trifler's lays ! I'll hear no...
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The Works of the British Poets, with Lives of the Authors, Volume 32

English poetry - 1822
...and ruin'd swains, And mangled limbs, and dying groans, And widows' tears, and orphans' moans ; And all that Misery's hand bestows, To fill the catalogue of human woes. WHITTEN AFTEH READING SOME MODEHN LOVE VF.IiSES. TAKE hence this tuneful Trifler's lays ! I'll hear...
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The Quarterly Journal of Education, Volume 3

Education - 1832
...and ruin'd swains, And mangled limbs, and dying groans, And widows' tears, and orphans' moans ; And all that misery's hand bestows To fill the catalogue of human woes. . ' Selections from the British Poets,' by John Bullar, is another well-compiled volume, differing...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Charles Knight, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - World history - 1832
...towns, add ruiu'd swains, And mangled limbs and dying groans, And widows' tears, and orphans' moans, And all that Misery's hand bestows, To fill the catalogue of human woes. SCOTT or AUWELL. Truih. Truth will ever be unpalatable to those who are determined not to relinquish...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel Blackburn - History - 1833
...and ruin'd swains, And mangled limbs, and dying groans, And widows' tears, and orphans' moans ; And all that misery's hand bestows To fill the catalogue of human woes. j. Scott. MAN IMMORTAL. MAN, to this narrow sphere confin'd, Dies when he but begins to live. Oh !...
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