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" April 1862 Skimming lightly, wheeling still, The swallows fly low Over the field in clouded days, The forest-field of Shiloh— Over the field where April rain Solaced the parched one stretched in pain Through the pause of night That followed the Sunday... "
Battle-pieces and aspects of the war [poems]. - Page 63
by Herman Melville - 1866
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Selected Poems of Herman Melville

Herman Melville - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 259 pages
...but operatives; War's made Less grand than Peace, And a singe runs through lace and feather. SHILOH. A Requiem. (APRIL, 1862.) Skimming lightly, wheeling...Over the field in clouded days, The forest-field of ShilohOver the field where April rain Solaced the parched ones stretched in pain Through the pause...
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"...the real war will never get in the books" : Selections from Writers ...

Louis P. Masur Associate Professor of History City University of New York - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 320 pages
...forest proverb, The Iroquois' old saw: Grief to every gray beard When young Indians lead the war. SHILOH A REQUIEM (APRIL 1862) Skimming lightly, wheeling...Over the field where April rain Solaced the parched one stretched in pain Through the pause of night That followed the Sunday fight Around the church of...
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The Columbia Anthology of American Poetry

Jay Parini - Poetry - 1995 - 757 pages
...but operatives; War's made Less grand than Peace, And a singe runs through lace and feather. SHILOH A REQUIEM April 1862 Skimming lightly, wheeling still,...Over the field where April rain Solaced the parched one stretched in pain Through the pause of night That followed the Sunday fight Around the church of...
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Grant

Jean Edward Smith - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 784 pages
...telegram announcing the capture of Fort Donelson, and sent no congratulations whatever.152 CHAPTER SIX SHILOH Over the field where April rain Solaced the...stretched in pain Through the pause of night That followed Sunday's fight Around the church ofShiloh "Shiloh" Herman Melville, 1862 THE FALL OF FORT DONELSON...
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Poems Please! 2nd Edition

Bill Moore - Children's poetry - 2003 - 152 pages
...(either read or narrated), a chant, or costumes (eg, masks or capes). 100 Shiloh. A Requiem Unison Skimming lightly, wheeling still, The swallows fly low Over the field in clouded days, The forest field of Shiloh — Group 1 Over the field where April rain Solaced the parched ones stretched...
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Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

Geoffrey O'Brien, Billy Collins - Poetry - 2007 - 544 pages
...let us die to make men free, While God is marching on. JULIA WARD HOWE AMERICAN (1819-1910) Shiloh A Requiem (April, 1862) Skimming lightly, wheeling...April rain Solaced the parched ones stretched in pain PUBLIC Through the pause of night MOMENTS That followed the Sunday fight AND Around the church of Shiloh...
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