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" Under his slouched hat left and right He glanced; the old flag met his sight. 'Halt! ' — the dust-brown ranks stood fast. 'Fire! '—out blazed the rifle-blast. It shivered the window, pane and sash; It rent the banner with seam and gash. Quick, as... "
Teresina in America - Page 149
by Maria Theresa] [Longworth, Thérèse Yelverton (Viscountess Avonmore) - 1875
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The poetical works of John Greenleaf Whittier ...

John Greenleaf Whittier - Poetry - 1864 - 496 pages
...; Bravest of all in Frederick town, She took up the flag the men hauled down ; In her attic-window the staff she set, To show that one heart was loyal...will. " Shoot, if you must, this old gray head, But spare.your country's flag," she said. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over the face of the leader...
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In War Time: And Other Poems

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1864 - 152 pages
...fourscore years and ten ; Bravest of all in Frederick town, She took up the flag the men hauled down ; Up the street came the rebel tread, Stonewall Jackson...window-sill, And shook it forth with a royal will. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over the face of the leader came ; The nobler nature within him...
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Pen-pictures of the war: Lyrics, incidents, and sketches of the rebellion ...

United States - 1864 - 344 pages
...the men hauled down ; In her attic window the staff she set, To show that one heart was loyal yet. Under his slouched hat left and right He glanced :...forth with a royal will. " Shoot, if you must, this gray old head, But spare your country's flag," she said. A shade of sadness, and a blush of shame,...
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Synopsis of the American War

Joshua Rhodes Balme - United States - 1866
...ten Bravest of all in Frederick-town, She took up the flag the men hauled down; In her attic-window the staff she set, To show that one heart was loyal...forth with a royal will. "Shoot, if you must this gray old head, But spare your country's flag," she said. The nobler nature within him stirred, To life...
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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Penny readings - 1867
...; Bravest of all in Frederick town, She took up the flag the men hauled down ; In her attic-window the staff she set, To show that one heart was loyal...with a royal will. " Shoot, if you must, this old grey head, But spare your country's flag," she said. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over the...
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Woman's Work in the Civil War: A Record of Heroism, Patriotism and Patience

Linus Pierpont Brockett, Mary C. Vaughan - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1867 - 779 pages
...Fire !" — out blazed the rifle-blast. It shivered the window, pane and Rash : It rent the banuer with seam and gash. Quick, as it fell, from the broken...window-sill, And shook it forth with a royal will. " Sheot, if you must, this old gray head, But spare your country's flag," she said. A shade of sadness,...
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Chimes for Childhood: A Collection of Songs for Little Ones

Children's poetry - 1868 - 206 pages
...from the broken staff, Dame Barbara snatched the silken scarf. She leaned far out on the window sill, And shook it forth with a royal will. " Shoot, if you must, this gray old head; But spare your country's flag!" she said. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over...
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The Garland of Poetry for the Young: A Selection in Four Parts, Volumes 1-2

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - English poetry - 1868
...from the broken staff, Dame Barbara snatched the silken scarf; She leaned far out on the window sill, And shook it forth with a royal will. " Shoot, if you must, this gray old head, But spare your country's flag," she said. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over...
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The American Union Speaker: Containing Standard and Recent Selections in ...

John Dudley Philbrick - 1870
...glanced ; the old flag met his sight " Halt ! " — the dust-brown ranks stood fast ; " Fire l " — out blazed the rifle-blast. It shivered the window,...window-sill, And shook it forth with a royal wilL " Shrx.it , if you must, this old gray head, But spare your country's flag," she said. A shade of sadness,...
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