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" Remember, boys, this flag of ours Has seldom left its place; And where it falls, the deck it strikes Is covered with disgrace. "I ask but this: or sink or swim, Or live or nobly die. My last sight upon earth may be To see that ensign fly!" Meanwhile... "
Poems of the War - Page 52
by George Henry Boker - 1864 - 202 pages
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The Living Age ..., Volume 73

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1862
...So shot your guns, and point them straight ; Before this day goes by, We'll try of what her metal's made." A cheer was our reply. " Remember, boys, this...Came moving o'er the wave, As gloomy as a passing hearso, As silent as the grave. Her ports were closed ; from stem to stern No sign of life appeared....
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Plays and Poems, Volumes 1-2

George Henry Boker - Drama - 1857
...fortune in the fray, Whene'er you lead your well-known way To death or victory ! ON BOARD THE CUMBERLAND. 8, 1862. STAND to your guns, men ! " Morris cried....moving o'er the wave, As gloomy as a passing hearse, ON BOARD THE CUMBERLAND. 53 t Her ports were closed ; from stem to stern No sign of life appeared....
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Songs of the soldiers, arranged and ed. by F. Moore

Frank Moore - 1864
...reply. " Remember, boys, this flag of ours Has seldom left its place ; 100 ON BOARD THE CUMBERLAND. And where it falls, the deck it strikes Is covered...moving o'er the wave, As gloomy as a passing hearse, As silent as the grave. Her ports were closed ; from stem to stern No sign of life appeared. We wondered,...
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Songs of the soldiers

Frank Moore - United States - 1864 - 318 pages
...them straight ; Before this day goes by, We 'll try of what her metal 's made." A cheer was our reply. And where it falls, the deck it strikes Is covered...moving o'er the wave, As gloomy as a passing hearse, As silent as the grave. Her ports were closed ; from stem to stern No sign of life appeared. We wondered,...
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Patriotism in Poetry and Prose: Being Selected Passages from Lectures and ...

James Edward Murdoch, Thomas Buchanan Read, George Henry Boker, Francis De Haes Janvier - Patriotism - 1864 - 172 pages
...boys, this flag of ours Has seldom left its place ; And where it falls, the deck it strikes Is cover'd with disgrace. " I ask but this: or sink or swim, Or live or nobly die, My last sight upon earth may bo To see that ensign fly!" Meanwhile the shapeless iron mass Came moving o'er the wave, As gloomy...
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Lyrics of the war.

David Scattergood - Engravers - 1862 - 1 pages
...seldom left its place ; And where it falls, the deck it strikes Is covered with disgrace. " I «sk but this, or sink or swim, Or live or nobly die, My last sight upon earth maybe To see that ensign fly 1" Meanwhile the shapeless iroa mass Game moving o'er the wa?e; As gloomy...
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LESSONS IN ELOCUTION

ALLEN A. GRIFFITH - 1865
...made." A cheer was our reply. "Remember, boys, this flag of ours Has seldom left its place ; And when it falls, the deck it strikes Is covered with disgrace....moving o'er the wave, As gloomy as a passing hearse, As silent as the grave. Her ports were closed ; from sfcem to stern No sign of life appeared. We wondered,...
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Patriotism in poetry and prose: being selected passages from lectures and ...

James Edward Murdoch, Thomas Buchanan Read, George Henry Boker, Francis De Haes Janvier - History - 1865 - 172 pages
...seldom left its place ; And where it falls, the deck it strikes Is cover'd with disgrace. " I ask bub this : or sink or swim, Or live or nobly die, My last sight upon earth may be To see that ensign fly I" Meanwhile the shapeless iron mass Came moving o'er the wave, As gloomy as a passing hearse, As silent...
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Poetry, Lyrical, Narrative and Satirical, of the Civil War

Richard Grant White - United States - 1866 - 334 pages
...Morris's face ; The strange, dark craft he knew ; " That is the iron Merrimac, Manned by a Rebel crew. " So shot your guns, and point them straight ; Before...moving o'er the wave, As gloomy as a passing hearse, As silent as the grave. Her ports were closed, from stem to stern No sign of life appeared. We wondered,...
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A selection of war lyrics

History - 1866 - 32 pages
..."So shot your guns, and point them straight; Before this day goes by, We'll try of what her metal's made." A cheer was our reply. " Remember, boys, this...last sight upon earth may be To see that ensign fly !" »6 ON BOARD THE CUMBERLAND. Meanwhile the shapeless iron mass Came moving o'er the wave, As gloomy...
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