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" tis heard, Not a mere party shout; They gave their spirits out, Trusted the end to God, And on the gory sod Rolled in triumphant blood; Glad to strike one free blow, Whether for weal or woe; Glad to breathe one free breath, Though on the lips of death;... "
Poems of the War - Page 102
by George Henry Boker - 1864 - 202 pages
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Plays and Poems, Volumes 1-2

George Henry Boker - Drama - 1857
...with bloody heel Over the crashing steel, All their eyes forward bent, Bushed the black regiment. Ah ! and they meant the word, Not as with us 'tis heard,...This was what " freedom " lent To the black regiment. Hundreds on hundreds fell ; • Scourges and shackles strong Never shall do them wrong. O, to the living...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 78

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1863
...mere party-shout : They gave their spirits out ; Trusted the end to God, And on the gory sod Boiled in triumphant blood. Glad to strike one free blow,...This was what " freedom " lent To the black regiment. Hundreds on hundreds fell ; But they are resting well ; Scourges and shackles strong Never shall do...
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Life with the Forty-Ninth Massachuseets

Henry T. Johns - 1864
...Whether for weal or woe; Glad to breathe one free breath, Though on the lips of death. Praying—alas, in vain!— That they might fall again, So they could once more see That burst to liberty I This was what ' freedom' lent To the black regiment. " Hundreds on hundreds fell; But they are resting...
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LIFE WITH THE FORTY-NINTH MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEERS.

HENRY T. JOHNS - 1864
...woe ; Glad to breathe one free breath, Though on the lips of death. Praying — alas, in vain I — That they might fall again, So they could once more see That burst to liberty I This was what ' freedom' lent To the black regiment. "Hundreds on hundreds fell; But they are resting...
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LESSONS IN ELOCUTION

ALLEN A. GRIFFITH - 1865
...for weal or woe ; Glad to breathe one free breath, Though on the lips of death. Praying — alas t in vain ! — That they might fall again, So they...This was what <' freedom" lent To the black regiment. Hundreds on hundreds fell ; But they are resting well ; Scourges and shackles strong Never shall do...
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One Hundred Choice Selections in Poetry and Prose: Both New and Old ...

Nathaniel Kirk Richardson - Readers - 1866 - 192 pages
...Whether for weal or woe: Glad to breathe one free breath, Though on the lips of death. Praying—alas! in vain !— That they might fall again, So they could...That burst to liberty! This was what "freedom" lent To.the black regiment. Hundreds on hundreds fell; But they are resting well; Scourges and shackles...
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Comstock's elocution, enlarged: a system of vocal gymnastics designed for ...

Andrew Comstock, Philip Lawrence - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 314 pages
...bent, Rushed the black regiment. " Freedom !" their battle-cry, — " Freedom ! or learn to die !" Ah ! and they meant the word, Not as with us 'tis heard,...This was what " Freedom" lent To the black regiment. Hundreds on hnnrdeds fell, But tht'y are resting well ; Scourges and shackles strong Never shall do...
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The American Union Speaker: Containing Standard and Recent Selections in ...

John Dudley Philbrick - Readers - 1868 - 588 pages
...their battle-cry " Freedom ! or leave to die ! " Ah ! and they meant the word, Not as with us 't is heard, Not a mere party shout ; They gave their spirits...This was what " Freedom " lent To the Black Regiment. Hundreds on hundreds fell ; But they are resting well ; Scourges and shackles strong Never shall do...
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The American Union Speaker: Containing Standard and Recent Selections in ...

John Dudley Philbrick - 1870
...is heard, Not a mere party shout ; They gave their spirits out ; Trusted the end to God, And on I he gory sod Rolled in triumphant blood, Glad to strike...was what '• Freedom " lent To the Black Regiment Hundreds on hundreds fell ; But they are resting well ; Scourges and shackles strong Never shall do...
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