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" Swept on with his wild eyes full of fire, But lo ! he is nearing his heart's desire — He is snuffing the smoke of the roaring fray With Sheridan only five miles away. "The first that the general saw were the groups Of stragglers, and then the retreating... "
The story of the Thirty eighth regiment of Massachusetts volunteers: By ... - Page 174
by George Whitefield Powers - 1866 - 308 pages
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J.M. Bellew's Readings from American Authors

1879 - 63 pages
...; Then, striking his spurs, with a terrible oath, He dashed down the line 1 'mid a storm o huzzas,2 And the wave of retreat checked its course there, because The sight of the master 3 compelled it * to pause With foam and with dust the black charger was gray;5 By the flash of his...
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1881 - 1002 pages
...was done? what to do? a glance told him both. Then striking his spurs with a terrible oath, He dash'd I envied not the happiest swain That ever trod the Arcadian p check'd its coursethere, because The sight of the master compell'd it to roar, 352 With foam and with...
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A Memorial of the Great Rebellion: Being a History of the Fourteenth ...

Francis Henry Buffum - United States - 1882 - 443 pages
...And the steed, like a bark fed with furnace ire, Swept on, with his wild eye full of fire. But lol he is nearing his heart's desire: He is snuffing the...line, 'mid a storm of huzzas, And the wave of retreat cheeked its eourse there, because The sight of the master eompelled it to pause. With foam and with...
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The Poetical Works of T. Buchanan Read

Thomas Buchanan Read - 1883 - 346 pages
...the retreating truops. What was done? what to do? a glance told him hoth ; Then, striking his spure, with a terrible oath, He dashed down the line, 'mid a storm of huzzas, And the wtive of retreat checked its course there, because The sight of the master compelled it to pause. With...
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Annual Publications of the Historical Society of Southern California, Volume 3

Travel - 1893
...saw General Wright's line of battle ready to advance on the enemy, was twelve miles, not twenty, "And striking his spurs, with a terrible oath, He dashed...line mid a storm of huzzas, And the wave of retreat was checked, because The sight of the master compelled it to pause." The "wave of defeat" was checked...
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Select Readings for Public and Private Entertainment: Containing Choice ...

Loomis T. Palmer - Recitations - 1885 - 320 pages
...stragglers, and then the retreating troops ; What was done — what to do — a glance told him both, And striking his spurs with a terrible oath, He dashed down the line 'mid a storm of huzzahs, And the wave of retreat checked its course there because The sight of the master compelled...
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New Science of Elocution: The Elements and Principles of Vocal Expression in ...

S. S. Hamill - Elocution - 1886 - 382 pages
...heart's desire : He is snuffing the smoke of the roaring fray, With Sheridan only five miles away. 6. The first that the general saw were the groups Of...checked its course there, because The sight of the m;ister compelled it to pause. With foam and with dust the black charger was gray; By the flash of...
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The great contest: a history of military and naval operations during the ...

Willis C. Humphrey - History - 1886 - 679 pages
...desire; He is suufFing the smoke of the roaring fray, With Sheridan only five miles away. "Me dauhed down the line, 'mid a storm of huzzas, And the wave of retreat checked its course there, be<-uus«> Tho sight of tho master compelled it to pause." » • • * • • • • - < • * -V*...
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Warman's School-room Friend: Practical Suggestions on Reading, Reciting and ...

Edward Barrett Warman - Elocution - 1886 - 119 pages
...the spirit of the reader, when giving expression to the thought. / EXAMPLE. — (Sheridan's Ride.) " And the wave of retreat checked its course there BECAUSE The sight of the mas'er compelled it to pause." To read it as punctuated — not a pause till end of second line —...
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Parodies of the Works of English & American Authors, Volume 5

English wit and humor - 1888
...stragglers, and then, the retreating troops ! What was done — what to do — a glance told him both, And striking his spurs with a terrible oath, He dashed down the line 'mid a storm of huzzahs, And the wave of retreat checked its course there, Because the sight of the master compelled...
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