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" And now I've closed my epic strain, I tremble as I show it, Lest this same warrio-drover, Wayne, Should ever catch the poet "
The Writings in Prose and Verse of Eugene Field: The love affairs of a ... - Page 142
by Eugene Field, Roswell Martin Field, Horace - 1896
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The spy unmasked: or, Memoirs of Enoch Crosby, alias Harvey Birch, the hero ...

H L. Barnum, Enoch Crosby - 1829
...of the American army. The poem concludes with the following prophetic stanza:— " And now I close my epic strain, I tremble as I show it, Lest this same warrior-drover Wayne of John. Ancfrg, adjutant-general in the British afttiy. Though vigilantly watched, Paulding was allowed...
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An American Biographical and Historical Dictionary: Containing an Account of ...

William Allen - North America - 1832 - 800 pages
...gen. Wayne for his failure in an attempt to collect cattle for the array, is this: — "And now I'te closed my epic strain, I tremble, as I show it , Lest...this same Warrior-Drover, Wayne, Should ever catch tht Pott !"— He wrote also letters to Miss Sewanl, New York, 1772. — Miss Seward wrote a monody...
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The Life and Treason of Benedict Arnold

Jared Sparks - American loyalists - 1835 - 335 pages
...in Rivington's Royal Gazette for September 23d, 1780. It ends with the following prophetic stanza. " And now I 've closed my epic strain, I tremble as...warrior-drover, Wayne, Should ever catch the poet." Jameson penned a hasty line to Arnold, saying merely that he sent forward, under the charge of Lieutenant...
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The Biographical Dictionary of the Society for the ..., Volume 2, Issue 2

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - Biography - 1843
...concluding stanza attracted some attention after the unhappy fate of the author : — " And now I've closed my epic strain, I tremble as I show it, Lest...warrior-drover, Wayne, Should ever catch the poet." It does not appear that Wayne formed part of the board of officers which decided his fate ; but General...
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The Library of American Biography, Volume 3

Jared Sparks - United States - 1835
...in Rivington's Royal Gazette for September 23d, 1780. It ends with the following prophetic stanza. " And now I "ve closed my epic strain, I tremble as...warrior-drover, Wayne, Should ever catch the poet." Jameson penned a hasty line to Arnold, saying merely that he sent forward, under the charge of Lieutenant...
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Historical Collections of the State of New Jersey: Containing a General ...

John Warner Barber, Henry Howe - New Jersey - 1844 - 512 pages
...military speeches, His cornstalk-whiskey for his grog, Blue stockings and brown breeches. And now I've closed my epic strain, I tremble as I show it, Lest...warrior-drover, Wayne, Should ever catch the poet. VAN VORST. Van Vorst was taken from Bergen in 1841 ; and named from the Van Vorst family, who are extensive...
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History of Schoharie County, and Border Wars of New York ..., Volume 3

Jeptha Root Simms - Germans - 1845 - 672 pages
...Wayne, one of the bravest of the brave. The doggerel ended with the following stanza : " And now I've closed my epic strain, I tremble as I show it, Lest...warrior-drover, Wayne, Should ever catch the poet." When Andre was delivered a prisoner at the village of Tappan, he found Gen. Wayne in command of a division...
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An Outline History of Orange County: With an Enumeration of the Names of Its ...

Samuel Watkins Eager - Orange County (N.Y.) - 1847 - 652 pages
...military speeches, His cornstalk whiskey for his grog, Blue stockings and brown breeches. And now I've closed my epic strain, I tremble as I show it, Lest...warrior-drover, Wayne, Should ever catch the poet. The last verse was really ominous of the poet's fate, for he was caught and executed as a spy, as our...
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THE PICTORIAL FIELD-BOOK OF THE REVOLUTION

BENSON J. LOSSING - 1852
...the 23d of September, 1780, the day of his capture. It ends with the following stanza : "And now I've closed my epic strain, I tremble as I show it, Lest this same warrio-di'over, Wayne, Should ever catch the poet !" j His memory has been embalmed in verse by his...
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The Cymry of '76, or, Welshmen and their descendants of the American ...

Alexander Jones, Samuel Jenkins - United States - 1855 - 132 pages
...poetical effusion, called the 'Cow Chase,' the last couplet of which was as follows . — "And now I've closed my epic strain, I tremble as I show it, Lest this same warrior drover Wayne Should ever catch the poet." Andre, while under arrest and about to be condemned,...
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