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" By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag to April's breeze unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined... "
LIFE OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU - Page 44
by HENRY S. SALT - 1896
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The Pocket Book of Patriotism

Jonathan Foreman - History - 2005 - 96 pages
...immortalizes the minutemen who sparked the American Revolution, and hints at its global impact. By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag...unfurled; Here once the embattled farmers stood; And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent...
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American War Poetry: An Anthology

Lorrie Goldensohn - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 413 pages
...WALDO EMERSON (1803-1882) CONCOKD HYMN SUNG AT THE COMPLETION OF THE BATTLE MONUMENT, JULY 4, 1837 By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag...unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent...
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Furl that Banner: The Life of Abram J. Ryan, Poet-priest of the South

David O'Connell - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 251 pages
...remains widely quoted even today, so it must have been familiar to Ryan from his boyhood days: "By the rude bridge that arched the flood,/ Their flag...unfurled,/ Here once the embattled farmers stood,/ And fired the shot heard round the world." The two poems are linked by the play on words between "Concord"...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...sec. 3 (1837). This saying has become proverbial, often with "Macgregor" instead of "Macdonald." 6 By 6 I had three chairs in fired the shot heard round the world. "Concord Hymn" 1. 1 (1837) 7 Nothing great was ever achieved...
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The Battles of Lexington and Concord

Judith Peacock - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2000 - 48 pages
...Concord (shown here) helped to pull the 13 colonies closer together. "The Shot Heard Round the World" By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag...unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. These words from "The Concord Hymn" by poet Ralph Waldo Emerson...
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A Journey Into the Transcendentalists' New England

R. Todd Felton - Travel - 2006 - 180 pages
...suburb of Boston and the county seat of Middlesex, Concord was making a bid to The Concord Hymn By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag...unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent...
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Colonial America and the American Revolution: The 25 Best Sites

Clint Johnson - Travel - 2006 - 264 pages
...Hymn for the 1875 dedication of the Minute Man monument just north of the house. The poem begins, "By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag...unfurled; Here once the embattled farmers stood; And fired the shot heard 'round the world." Nathaniel Hawthorne also lived in the house for three years....
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In Their Own Words: Founding Fathers & the Bible

Bob Gingrich - History - 2006 - 260 pages
...and Concord, were immortalized by Ralph Waldo Emerson in his famous poem entitled Concord Hymn: By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag...unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept, Alike the conqueror silent...
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In Their Own Words

Bob Gingrich - History - 2006 - 260 pages
...and Concord, were immortalized by Ralph Waldo Emerson in his famous poem entitled Concord Hymn: By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag...unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept, Alike the conqueror silent...
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Hunting Men: Reflections on a Life in American Poetry

Dave Smith - Literary Collections - 2006 - 299 pages
...The sounds and form of English poetry are clear in stanzas by Emerson, Longfellow, and Melville: By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag...unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood And fired the shot heard round the world. ("Concord Hymn," 1837) But Ah! What once has been shall be no...
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