Zigzag Journeys in the Orient: The Adriatic to the Baltic. A Journey of the Zigzag Club from Vienna to the Golden Horn, The Euxine, Moscow, and St. Petersburg

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Estes and Lauriat, 1882 - Adventure stories - 320 pages
 

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Page 226 - Storm' d at with shot and shell, Boldly they rode and well, Into the jaws of death, Into the mouth of hell Rode the six hundred. Flash'd all their sabres bare, Flash'd as they turn'd in air. Sabring the gunners there, Charging an army, while All the world wonder'd; Plunged in the battery-smoke, Right thro...
Page 225 - HALF a league, half a league, Half a league onward, All in the valley of Death Rode the six hundred. " Forward, the Light Brigade! Charge for the guns," he said: Into the valley of Death Rode the six hundred. "Forward, the Light Brigade!" Was there a man dismay'd ? Not tho...
Page 226 - Storm'd at with shot and shell, While horse and hero fell, They that had fought so well Came thro' the jaws of Death, Back from the mouth of hell, All that was left of them, Left of six hundred When can their glory fade? O the wild charge they made ! All the world wonder'd. Honor the charge they made! Honor the Light Brigade, Noble six hundred!
Page 225 - Theirs not to make reply, , Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die...
Page 225 - Theirs not to make reply, Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die. Into the valley of Death Rode the six hundred. Cannon to right of them, Cannon to left of them, Cannon in front of them...
Page 226 - Right thro' the line they broke; Cossack and Russian Reel'd from the sabre-stroke Shatter'd and sunder'd. Then they rode back, but not Not the six hundred. "Cannon to right of them, Cannon to left of them. Cannon behind them Volley'd and thunder'd; Storm'd at with shot and shell. While horse and hero fell, They that had fought so well Came thro...
Page 288 - Then she went down and opened the door, and he gave her the meat and the vegetables ; and as soon as he saw her he fell in love with her. And he prolonged the conversation with her, and at length said to her : " Thou dost not invite me to take even a cup of coffee with thee, still less more solid refreshment.
Page 192 - The assumption by Queen Victoria of the title of Empress of India, also, is looked upon in Russia as a threat; and Mr.
Page 178 - I clo not believe that the building was planned by angels," said Wyllys, " I could almost be persuaded to think that angels held the dome in the air. Look, — it rests on nothing." And so it seemed. " No Christian church, not even St. Peter's," said Master Lewis, "ever equalled this in beauty in the days of the emperors; and I doubt if any other structure of the kind ever will. The age of temples is gone. The world is learning that the temple of God is the soul; and that the truth that Christ told...
Page 222 - Certainly, sir ; but allow me to point out to you that the Russians have a battery in the valley on our front, and batteries and riflemen on both sides.

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