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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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Poems of Places: America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - English poetry - 1879
...informing us that it was written by Mrs. Ethel Lynu Beers, and originally contributed to Harpjr's Weekly." ALL quiet along the Potomac, they say, Except now...Is shot, as he walks on his beat, to and fro, By a rideman hid in the thicket. 'T is nothing: a private- or two, now and then, Will not count in the news...
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The "Ulster Guard" (20th N. Y. State Militia) and the War of the Rebellion ...

Theodore Burr Gates - New York (State) - 1879 - 619 pages
...incidents at " the front," and blighted domestic joys at the home far away, in the rear: THE PICKET GUARD. "All quiet along the Potomac," they say, Except now...and then a stray picket Is shot as he walks on his heat, to and fro, By a rifleman hid in the thicket. 'Tis nothing; a private or two now and then Will...
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An Empire of Information: Uniting Four Regions of Thought ...

John McGovern - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1880 - 700 pages
...compression of pathetic language: I. "All quiet along the Potomac," they sav, " Except now and then a strav picket Is shot, as he walks on his beat to and fro, By a rifleman hid in the thicket." 3. There 's only the sound of the lone sentry's tread As he tramps from the rock to the fountain. And...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

James Grant Wilson - English poetry - 1880 - 1065 pages
...His great Darkness over all the Land and Sea. FORCEYTHE WlLLSON. THE PICKET-GUARD. "ALL quiet ¡ilong r's dwelling for the new, Stole with soft step its shining archway through, Built up its l>eat, to and fro, By a rillcinim hid in the thicket. 'T is nothing : a private or two, now and then,...
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Four Years in the Army of the Potomac: A Soldier's Recollections

Evan Rowland Jones - United States - 1881 - 246 pages
...preserved : their insertion here may not be considered inappropriate. " THE PICKET OF THE POTOMAC. " ' All quiet along the Potomac,' they say, ' Except now...then 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...
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1881 - 1002 pages
...made ! Honor the Light Brigade, Noble six hundred ! ALKKKII TENNYSON. ALL QUIET ALONG THE POTOXAC. ! arc Thine. When youthful Spring around us breathes, «tray picket Is shot, as he walks on his beat to and fro, By a rifleman hid in the thicket." 'Tie...
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Collier's Cyclopedia of Commercial and Social Information and Treasury of ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1882 - 764 pages
...judgment day ; Love and tears for the Blue, Tears and love for the Gray. FRANCIS MILES THE PICKET GUARD. " ALL quiet along the Potomac," they say, " Except now...— only one of the men, Moaning out, all alone, the death-rattle." All quiet along the Potomac to-night, Where the soldiers lie peacefully dreaming ; Their...
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Saint Nicholas, Volume 9, Part 1

Children's periodicals - 1882
...declamation-day,1 and my name is called and I step up and declaim : " 'ALL QUIET ALONG THE POTOMAC TO-NIGHT. " ' ALL quiet along the Potomac, they say, Except, now...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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St. Nicholas, conducted by M.M. Dodge, Volume 9

Saint-Nicholas - 1882
...declamation-day,' and my name is called and I step up and declaim : " 'ALL QUIET ALONG THE POTOMAC TO-NIGHT. " 'ALL quiet along the Potomac, they say, Except, now...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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Poems of American Patriotism

Brander Matthews - American poetry - 1882 - 285 pages
...Shot," and these so moved the authoress that she wrote this poem on the impulse of the moment. ** A LL quiet along the Potomac," they say, •£*• " Except...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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