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" WE were not many — we who stood Before the iron sleet that day; Yet many a gallant spirit would Give half his years if he but could Have been with us at Monterey. Now here, now there, the shot it hailed In deadly drifts of fiery spray, Yet not a single... "
Southern Literary Messenger - Page 467
1858
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...recollection, To cheer the hours of lonely toil. And chase away dejection. CHARLES FENNO HOFFMAN. MONTERE T. WE were not many, — we who stood Before the iron...many a gallant spirit would Give half his years if but he could Have been with us at Monterey. Now here, now there, the shot It hailed In deadly drifts...
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The life of Major General Zachary Taylor

Henry Montgomery - Presidents - 1847 - 360 pages
...of Monterey, the following is probably the most heart-stirring and eloquent : STORMING OF MONTEREY. We were not many — we who stood Before the iron...— Yet many a gallant spirit would Give half his head if he but could Have been with us at Monterey. Now here, now there, the shot it hailed In deadly...
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Love's Calendar, Lays of the Hudson, and Other Poems

Charles Fenno Hoffman - American poetry - 1850 - 221 pages
...Fends toi Brave Crillou ! Nous avons comhattu, ettn n' yetois pas."— Lettre de Heari IV. a Crttlm. WE were not many— we who stood Before the iron sleet that day — Yet many a gallant spirit woold Give half his years if he then could Have heen with us at Monterey. Now here, now there, the...
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The Life of Major General Zachary Taylor: Twelfth President of the United States

Henry Montgomery - Generals - 1850 - 463 pages
...nrnnv—we who stood Before fne iron •»;•? that dayYet many a gallant spirit would Give half his head if he but could Have been with us at Monterey. Now here, now there, the shot it hailed In deadly drills of fiery spray, Yet not a single soldier quailed When wounded comrades round...
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THE LIFE OF MAJOR GENERAL ZACHARY TAYLOR,

H. MONTGOMERY - 1850
...many — we who stood Before fne iron B&^ that dayYet many a gallant spirit would Give half his head if he but could Have been with us at Monterey. Now here, now there, the shot it hailed In deadly drifts of fiery spray, Yet not a single soldier quailed When wounded comrades round...
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The Book of Eloquence: A Collection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from the ...

Readers - 1853 - 452 pages
...your puny hands, As the tempest scorns a chain. LXXI.— STORMING OF MONTEREY. CHARLES FKNNO UOFFMAS. WE were not many — we who stood Before the iron...with us at Monterey. Now here, now there, the shot it hailed In deadly drifts of fiery spray, Yet not a single soldier quailed When wounded comrades round...
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The book of oratory: a new collection of extracts in prose, poetry and ...

Readers and speakers - 1856 - 500 pages
...my vitals now, will no more move me, Than 'twould a corse within a monument ! COUIAX. 13. MONTEREY. WE were not many — we who stood Before the iron...with us at Monterey. Now here, now there, the shot, it hailed In deadly drifts of fiery spray, Yet not a single soldier quailed When wounded comrades round...
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Select academic speaker: containing a large number of new and appropriate ...

Henry Coppιe - Readers and speakers - 1867 - 546 pages
...aught in honor's or in peril's path Unduly shunned, reserved for that embrace. MONTEREY. a t. Homus. WE were not many — we who stood Before the iron...with us at Monterey. Now here, now there, the shot, it hailed In deadly drifts of fiery spray, Yet not a single soldier quailed When wounded comrades round...
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A system of elocution based upon grammatical analysis

William Stewart Ross - Elocution - 1869 - 432 pages
...Land of glory — land of Wallace, How I love thee as a bride ! WILLIAM STEWART Koss. THE SCOT LEGION. WE were not many — we who stood Before the iron...with us at Monterey. Now here, now there, the shot is hail'd In deadly drifts of fiery spray, Yet not a single soldier quail'd When wounded comrades round...
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The American Popular Speaker: Designed for the Use of Schools, Lyceums ...

Josiah Rhinehart Sypher - Elocution - 1870 - 384 pages
...— Glorious Fountain Let my heart be Fresh, changeful, constant, Upward, like thee ! MONTERE F.— HOFFMAN. WE were not many — we who stood Before...with us at Monterey. Now here, now there, the shot it hailed In deadly drifts of fiery spray, Yet not a single soldier quailed When wounded comrades round...
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