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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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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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The Spirit of Lafayette

James Mott Hallowell - History - 2006 - 104 pages
...western hemisphere democracy was born to the modern world. "By the rude bridge that arched the lood, Their flag to April's breeze unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood And fired the shot heard 'round the world," Across the vast Atlantic rolled its echoes. Across a trackless...
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Teller Tales: Histories

Jo Carson - History - 2007 - 138 pages
...cache there, and General Thomas Gage, of the British Army, dispatched British soldiers to seize it. 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. That was Ralph Waldo Emerson, waxing transcendental about sixty...
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1001 Greatest Things Ever Said about Massachusetts

Patricia Harris, David Lyon - Reference - 2007 - 404 pages
...your ground. . . . Your cause is just and God will bless you! — Concord minister William Emerson 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. — Ralph WaUo Emerson I mean this is a glorious day for America....
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What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848

Daniel Walker Howe - History - 2007 - 928 pages
...to keep up their spirits before the battle. Ralph Waldo Emerson's "Concord Hymn" went like this: 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. O Thou, that made these heroes dare To die, and leave their children...
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Take Sides with the Truth: The Postwar Letters of John Singleton Mosby to ...

John Mosby - History - 2010 - 200 pages
...that had the poem. I opened it — a gentleman asked me to read it aloud wch. I did — It begins "By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag to April's breeze unfurled, tis here the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world."6 1 read it with deep...
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Emerson: Political Writings

Kenneth S. Sacks - Political Science - 2008 - 237 pages
...scorn, And a blush tinged the upper sky, And the gods shook, they knew not why. 46 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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