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" All quiet along the Potomac," they say, "Except now and then a stray picket Is shot, as he walks on his beat, to and fro, By a rifleman hid in the thicket. "
The Story of the Twenty-first Regiment, Connecticut Volunteer Infantry ... - Page 392
by United States. Army. Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 21st - 1900 - 498 pages
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War poetry of the South

William Gilmore Simms - American literature - 1867 - 482 pages
...picket Is shot, as ho walks on his beat, to and fro, By a riflumau hid in the thicket. Tis nothing I a private or two now and then Will not count in the news of a battle ; Not an officer lost 1 only ono of the men Moaning out, all alone, the death-rattle. All...
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The living writers of the South

James Wood Davidson - American literature - 1869 - 619 pages
...ALL QUIET ALONG THE POTOMAC TO-NIGHT. I. All quiet along the Potomac, they say, Except here and there a stray picket Is shot, as he walks on his beat to...lost, only one of the men Moaning out all alone the death-rattle. n. All quiet along the Potomac to-night, Where the soldiers lie peacefully dreaming ;...
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Wilson's Book of Recitations and Dialogues: With Instructions in Elocution ...

Floyd Baker Wilson - Dialogues - 1869 - 188 pages
...defy his power, and his dark path becomes a way of light to Heaven. THE PICKET-GUAED. ANONYUODS. " ALL quiet along the Potomac," they say, " Except now...'Tis nothing : a private or two, now and then, Will uot count in the news of the battle ; Not an officer lost, — only one of the men, Moaning out, all...
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The Southern Amaranth: A Carefully Selected Collection of Poems Growing Out ...

Sallie A. Brock - United States - 1869 - 651 pages
...oil Oie banks of the Potomac, 1881. " ALL quiet along the Potomac to-night," Except here and there a stray picket Is shot as he walks on his beat to and fro, By a rifleman hid in the thicket 'Tis nothing—a private or two now and then, Will not count in the news of the battle; Not an officer lost...
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The Southern Amaranth

Sallie A. Brock - United States - 1869 - 648 pages
...on the bank's of the Potonwc, 1861. " ALL quiet along the Potomac to-night," Except here and there a stray picket Is shot as he walks on his beat to and fro, By a rifleman hid in the thicket "Pis nothing — a private or two now and then, Will not count in the news of the battle ; Not an officer...
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Christus Consolator: The Pulpit in Relation to Social Life

Alexander MacLoed - Church and social problems - 1870 - 304 pages
...azure sky." A human life is nothing in this game. And the life of a private is less than nothing. " All quiet along the Potomac, they say, Except, now...private or two now and then Will not count in the tale of the battle ;— Not an officer shot ! Only one of the men Breathing out all alone the. death...
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Christus consolator, the pulpit in relation to social life

Alexander MacLeod - 1870
...azure sky." A human life is nothing in this game. And the life of a private is less than nothing. " All quiet along the Potomac, they say, Except, now...to and fro, By a rifleman hid in the thicket. 'Tis nothing—a private or two now and then Will not count in the tale of the battle ;— Not an officer...
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Murby's Excelsior readers, ed. by F. Young

Francis Young (F.R.G.S.) - 1870
...there a stray picket ' --. ~ Is shot, as he walks to and fro on his beat, '• By a rifleman hid in a thicket : 'Tis nothing ; a private or two now and then •;,,•. Will not count in the tale of the battle : '*» j Not an officer lost — only one of the men, 'f<- Breathing out all alone...
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Waifs and thier Authors.

ALPHONSO A. HOPKINS - 1876
...pulsation as they read anew THE PICKET-GUARD . "All quiet along the Potomac, " they say, " Kxcept, now and then, a stray picket Is shot as he walks on...beat to and fro, By a rifleman hid in the thicket. 'T is nothing — a private or two, now and then, Will not count in the news of the battle ; Not an...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - English poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...These are the hired bravos who defend The tyrant's throne. PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY. THE PICKET-GUARD. a banner bathed in slaughter. There, with ami fro, By a rifleman hid in the thicket. Т is nothing : a private or two, now and then, Will not...
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