Downward the Peri turns her gaze, And through the war-field's bloody haze Beholds a youthful warrior stand Alone beside his native river. The red blade broken in his hand And the last arrow in his quiver. "Live," said the conqueror, "live to share The... The works of Thomas Moore - Page 141by Thomas Moore - 1832Full view
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...blade broken in his hand And the last arrow in his quiver. " Live," said the Conqueror, " live to nhare The trophies and the crowns I bear ! " Silent that...Then sent his last remaining dart, For answer, to th' invader's heart. • " Mahmoud of Gazna, or Ghizni, who conquered India to the beginning of tho...