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" Convulsions came; and, where the field Long slept in pastoral green, A goblin-mountain was upheaved (Sure the scared sense was all deceived), Marl-glen and slag-ravine. The unreserve of 111 was there, The clinkers in her last retreat; But, ere the eye... "
Battle-pieces and aspects of the war [poems]. - Page 155
by Herman Melville - 1866
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Selected Poems of Herman Melville

Herman Melville - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 259 pages
...in her last retreat; But, ere the eye could take it in, Or mind could comprehension win, It sunkl— and at our feet. So, then, Solidity's a crust— The...for many a year, But who can think without a fear Of honors that happen so? ON THE SLAIN COLLEGIANS. Youth is the time when hearts are large, And stirring...
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Battle-pieces and Aspects of the War

Herman Melville - History - 1995 - 272 pages
...upheaved (Sure the scared sense was all deceived), Marl-glen and slag-ravine. The unreserve of III was there, The clinkers in her last retreat; But,...Magnanimity Baffled. "SHARP words we had before the fight j But — now the fight is done — Look, here's my hand," said the Victor bold, "Take it — an honest...
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Nineteenth-century American Poetry

William C. Spengemann, Jessica F. Roberts - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 447 pages
...deceived), Marl-glen and slag-ravine. But, ere the eye could take it in, Or mind could comprehension win, 10 It sunk! — and at our feet. So, then, Solidity's...for many a year, But who can think without a fear 15 Of horrors that happen so? 1866 IRIS (1865) When Sherman's March was over And June was green and...
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The New Anthology of American Poetry: Traditions and Revolutions, Beginnings ...

Steven Gould Axelrod, Camille Roman, Thomas J. Travisano - Literary Collections - 2003 - 736 pages
...upheaved ( Sure the scared sense was all deceived), Marl-glen and slag-ravine. The unreserve of I11 was there, The clinkers in her last retreat; But,...can think without a fear Of horrors that happen so? 1866 Melville's poem reconsiders an event in the Union's lengthy siege of Richmond and St. Petersburg,...
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The New Anthology of American Poetry: Traditions and Revolutions, Beginnings ...

Steven Gould Axelrod, Camille Roman, Thomas J. Travisano - Literary Collections - 2003 - 736 pages
...upheaved ( Sure the scared sense was all deceived), Marl-glen and slag-ravine. The unreserve of I11 was there, The clinkers in her last retreat; But,...can think without a fear Of horrors that happen so? 1866 Melville's poem reconsiders an event in the Union's lengthy siege of Richmond and St. Petersburg,...
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Exiled Royalties : Melville and the Life We Imagine: Melville and the Life ...

Department of English Washington University Robert Milder Professor, St Louis - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 310 pages
Exiled Royalties is a literary/biographical study of the course of Melville's career from his experience in Polynesia through his retirement from the New York Custom House and ...
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