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" THE boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but him had fled; The flame that lit the battle's wreck Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule the storm; A creature of heroic blood, A proud though childlike form. "
The Mount Vernon Reader: A Course of Reading Lessons, Selected with ... - Page 140
1843
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1847
...been abandoned. He perished in the explosion of the vessel, when the flames had reached the powder. THE boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but...the battle's wreck Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule the storm ; A creature of heroic blood, A proud...
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The British Female Poets

George Washington Bethune - English poetry - 1848 - 490 pages
...Never to mortals given, Oh! lay thy lovely dreams aside, Or lift them unto Heaven. C AS ABI ANC A.* THE boy stood on the burning deck Whence all but he...the battle's wreck, Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule the storm ; A creature of heroic blood, A proud,...
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The British female poets

George Washington Bethune - English poetry - 1848 - 490 pages
...Whence all but he had fled ; The flame that lit the battle's wrec*. Shone round him o'er tne dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule...of heroic blood, A proud, though child-like form. The flames rolled on he would not go Without his Father's word; That Father, faint in death below,...
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The Primary School Reader: Designed for the First Class in Primary ..., Part 3

William Draper Swan - Readers (Elementary) - 1844
...vessel, when the flames had reached the powder.] THE boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but him had fled ; The flame that lit the battle's wreck Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule the storm ; A creature of heroic blood, A proud,...
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The first (second) English reader, ed. by G.D. Abbott, Volume 1

Gorham Dummer Abbott - 1848
...may like to see it, I will present it to them. The boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but him had fled; The flame that lit the battle's wreck, Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule the storm ; A creature of heroic blood, A proud,...
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The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans - Poetry - 1849 - 394 pages
...brand beneath the cypress tree; " Away," they cried, " young stranger, thou art free!" CASABIANCA. THE boy stood on the burning deck Whence all but he...the battle's wreck, Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule the storm ; A creature of heroic blood, A proud,...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The Sunday school ...

History
...call him away. Shortly after the father was killed, unknown to the lad, and the ship took fire : Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule...creature of heroic blood, A proud, though childlike form. The flames rolled on he would not go Without his father's word ; That father, faint in death below...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...all, And nought beyond, on earth! CASABIANCA. THE boy stood on the bum ing deck, Whence all bat him had fled; The flame that lit the battle's wreck, Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule the storm; A creature of heroic blood, A proud,...
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The Little Speaker, and Juvenile Reader: Being a Collection of Pieces in ...

Charles Northend - Recitations - 1866 - 162 pages
...vessel, when the flames had reached the powder. THE boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but him had fled ; The flame that lit the battle's wreck Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule the storm ; A creature of heroic blood, A proud,...
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The history of England for Catholic children

England - 1850
...set down for you here. It is the pleasantest thing to think of in that terrible battle of the Nile.* The boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but...the battle's wreck Shone round him o'er the dead. The next battle Nelson fought was in the Baltic Sea, at Copenhagen. The Danes had made an alliance...
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