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" Your fields must grow but armed bands, Your sheaves be sheaves of spears! Give up to mildew and to rust The useless tools of gain; And feed your country's sacred dust With floods of crimson rain! Come, with the weapons at your call — With musket, pike,... "
Rebel Rhymes and Rhapsodies, collected and edited by F. M. - Page 50
edited by - 1864
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 31

Current events - 1873
...collected. Boston : I.cc and Shepard. 187* Tin Romance of thi Harem. By ANNA " Come with the weapons at ynur call, With musket, pike, or knife : He wields the...lightest holds his life. The arm that drives its unbought blow* With all a patriot's scorn, Might biain a tyrant with a rose Or stab him with a thorn." But these...
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South Songs: From the Lays of Later Day

Thomas Cooper De Leon - American literature - 1866 - 153 pages
...rust The useless tools of gain ; And feed your country's sacred dust With floods of crimson rain ! Come with the weapons at your call — With musket,...pike, or knife ; He wields the deadliest blade of all The arm that drives its unbought blows With all a patriot's scorn, Might brain a tyrant with a rose,...
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War Poetry of the South

William Gilmore Simms - American literature - 1867 - 482 pages
...feed your country's sacred dust With floods of crimson rain! Come, with the weapons at your callWith musket, pike, or knife; He wields the deadliest blade of all Who lightest holds his life. 3* ( I The arm that drives I'IH unbonght blows With all a ]i:ilriot's scorn, Might brain :i tyrant...
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WAR POETRY OF THE SOUTH

WILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS - 1867
...to rust The useless tools of gain; And feed your country's sacred dust With floods of crimson rain! Come, with the weapons at your call — With musket, pike, or knife ; The arm that drives its unbought blows With all a patriot's scorn, Might brain a tyrant with a rose,...
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The Southern Amaranth: A Carefully Selected Collection of Poems Growing Out ...

Sallie A. Brock - United States - 1869 - 651 pages
...to rust The useless tools of gain ; And feed your country's sacred dust With floods of crimson rain! Come with the weapons at your call— "With musket,...Who lightest holds his life. The arm that drives its untaught blows, With all a patriot's scorn, Might brain a tyrant with a rose, Or stab him with a thorn....
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The Nation, Volume 16

United States - 1873
...rust The useless tools of gain ; Aud feinl your country s sacred dust With floods of crimson rain ! " Come, with the weapons at your call— With musket, pike, or knife ; Bę wields the deadliest blade of all Who lightest holds his life. Th<> arm that drives Its untaught...
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The Literary Reader: Typical Selections from the Best British and American ...

George Rhett Cathcart - American literature - 1874 - 426 pages
...striking. This stanza especially is notable for its fanciful realism : — " Come, with the weapons at vour call, — With musket, pike, or knife; He wields the...that drives its unbought blows With all a patriot's seorn, Might brain a tyrant with a rose Or stab him with a thorn." But elearly the poet was more at...
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The Literary Reader: Typical Selections from the Best British and American ...

George Rhett Cathcart - American literature - 1876 - 426 pages
...musical vehemence would be striking. This stanza especially is notable for its fanciful realism : — " Come, with the weapons at your call, — With musket,...Might brain a tyrant with a rose Or stab him with ai hum." But clearly the poet was more at home among the beauties of nature, to which he was exquisitely...
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The Literary Reader

George Rhett Cathcart - American literature - 1877 - 426 pages
...musical vehemence would be striking. This stanza especially is notable for its fanciful realism : — " Come, with the weapons at your call, — With musket,...that drives its unbought blows With all a patriot's seorn, Might brain a tyrant with a rose Or stab him with a thorn/' But clearly the poet was more at...
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The Literary Reader: Typical Selections from Some of the Best British and ...

George Rhett Cathcart - American literature - 1878 - 426 pages
...for its fanciful realism: — " Come, with the weapons at your call, — With musket, pike, or knffe; He wields the deadliest blade of all Who lightest holds his life. The arm that drives its unbought blowf With all a patriot's scorn, Might brain a tyrant with a rose Or stab him with a thorn." But clearly...
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