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" The tumult of each sacked and burning village; The shout that every prayer for mercy drowns; The soldiers' revels in the midst of pillage; The wail of famine in beleaguered towns; The bursting shell, the gateway wrenched asunder, The rattling musketry,... "
The Belfry of Bruges and Other Poems - Page 25
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1846 - 151 pages
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany

...dreadful groan, Which, through the ages that have gone before us, In long reverberations reach our own. The bursting shell, the gateway wrenched asunder,...Were half the power that fills the world with terror, — Were half the wealth bestowed on camps and sports, Given to redeem the human mind from error, There...
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - Readers - 1844 - 428 pages
...pillage, The wail of famine in beleaguered towns ! The bursting shell, the gateway wrenched asunder, 10 The rattling musketry, the clashing blade ; And ever...discordant noises, With such accursed instruments as these, 15 Thou drownest nature's sweet and kindly voices, And jarrest the celestial harmonies ? Were half...
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - American literature - 1844 - 428 pages
...the cannonade. Is it, 0 man, with such discordant noises, With such accursed instruments as these, 15 Thou drownest nature's sweet and kindly voices, And jarrest the celestial harmonies ? Were half the wealth bestowed on camps and courts, Given to redeem the human mind from error, 20 There were no need...
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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 288 pages
...swift keys ! What loud lament and dismal Miserere Will mingle with their awful symphonies ! I hoar even now the infinite fierce chorus, The cries of...noises, With such accursed instruments as these, Thou drowneet Nature's sweet and kindly voices, And jarrest the celestial harmonies 1 Were half the power,...
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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 288 pages
...blade ; And ever and anon, in tones of thunder, The diapason of the cannonade. Is it, 0 in •., with such discordant noises, With such accursed instruments...Thou drownest Nature's sweet and kindly voices, And jarreHt the celestial harmonies '. Were half the power, that fills the world with terror, Were half...
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The People's journal (with which is incorporated Howitt's ..., Volumes 3-4

...to earth, ao many blinding, deafening sights and sounds to keep the eyes aiul thoughts from heaven! Is it, O man, with such discordant noises, With such accursed instruments as these Thou drowncdi nature's sweet and kindly voices, And jurat the celestial harmonies !• Bat look at the various...
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The Advocate of Peace, Volumes 4-5

1873
...for mercy drowns ; The soldiers' revels in the midst of pillage ; The wail of famine in beleagured towns. The bursting shell, the gateway wrenched asunder,...half the power, that fills the world with terror, Were half the wealth, bestowed on camps and courts, (riven to redeem the human mind from error, There...
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Life of Major General Zachary Taylor: With Notices of the War in New Mexico ...

John Frost - Generals - 1847 - 346 pages
...of San Juan de Ulloa, I could not but think of Longfellow's beautiful and truthful lines. ' Is it, 0 man, with such discordant noises, With such accursed...Were half the power that fills the world with terror, Were half the wealth bestowed on camps and courts, Given to redeem the human mind from error, There...
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Life of Major General Zachary Taylor: With Notices of the War in New Mexico ...

John Frost - Generals - 1847 - 346 pages
...the castle of San Juan de Ulloa, I could not but think of Longfellow's beautiful and truthful Unas. ' Is it, O man, with such discordant noises, With such...sweet and kindly voices, And jarrest the celestial harmonics * Were half the power that fills the world with terror, ? Were half the wealth bestowed on...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 30

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis, Washington Irving, Timothy Flint - Periodicals - 1847
...the Castle of San Juan d'Ullio, I could not but think of LONGFELLOW'S beautiful and truthful lines : 'Is it, O man, with such discordant noises, With such accursed instruments as theee, Thou drowoeet Nature's tweet and kindly voices, And jarrest the celestial harmonies? ' Were...
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