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" All quiet along the Potomac," they say, "Except now and then a stray picket Is shot, as he walks on his beat, to and fro, By a rifleman hid in the thicket. "
The Story of the Twenty-first Regiment, Connecticut Volunteer Infantry ... - Page 392
by United States. Army. Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 21st (1862-1865) - 1900 - 498 pages
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The "Ulster Guard" (20th N. Y. State Militia) and the War of the Rebellion ...

Theodore Burr Gates - New York (State) - 1879 - 619 pages
...incidents at " the front," and blighted domestic joys at the home far away, in the rear: THE PICKET GUARD. "All quiet along the Potomac," they say, Except now...and then a stray picket Is shot as he walks on his heat, to and fro, By a rifleman hid in the thicket. 'Tis nothing; a private or two now and then Will...
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An Empire of Information: Uniting Four Regions of Thought ...

John McGovern - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1880 - 700 pages
...compression of pathetic language: I. "All quiet along the Potomac," they sav, " Except now and then a strav picket Is shot, as he walks on his beat to and fro, By a rifleman hid in the thicket." 3. There 's only the sound of the lone sentry's tread As he tramps from the rock to the fountain. And...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

James Grant Wilson - English poetry - 1880 - 1065 pages
...His great Darkness over all the Land and Sea. FORCEYTHE WlLLSON. THE PICKET-GUARD. "ALL quiet ¡ilong r's dwelling for the new, Stole with soft step its shining archway through, Built up its l>eat, to and fro, By a rillcinim hid in the thicket. 'T is nothing : a private or two, now and then,...
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Four Years in the Army of the Potomac: A Soldier's Recollections

Evan Rowland Jones - United States - 1881 - 246 pages
...preserved : their insertion here may not be considered inappropriate. " THE PICKET OF THE POTOMAC. " ' All quiet along the Potomac,' they say, ' Except now...then a stray picket Is shot, as he walks on his beat to-and-fro, By a rifleman hid in the thicket.' !Tis nothing — a private or two, now and then, Will...
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1881 - 1002 pages
...made ! Honor the Light Brigade, Noble six hundred ! ALKKKII TENNYSON. ALL QUIET ALONG THE POTOXAC. ! arc Thine. When youthful Spring around us breathes, «tray picket Is shot, as he walks on his beat to and fro, By a rifleman hid in the thicket." 'Tie...
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Collier's Cyclopedia of Commercial and Social Information and Treasury of ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1882 - 764 pages
...judgment day ; Love and tears for the Blue, Tears and love for the Gray. FRANCIS MILES THE PICKET GUARD. " ALL quiet along the Potomac," they say, " Except now...— only one of the men, Moaning out, all alone, the death-rattle." All quiet along the Potomac to-night, Where the soldiers lie peacefully dreaming ; Their...
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Saint Nicholas, Volume 9, Part 1

Children's periodicals - 1882
...declamation-day,1 and my name is called and I step up and declaim : " 'ALL QUIET ALONG THE POTOMAC TO-NIGHT. " ' ALL quiet along the Potomac, they say, Except, now...beat to and fro, By a rifleman hid in the thicket. *T is nothing — a private or two, now and then, Will not count in the news of the battle ; Not an...
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St. Nicholas, conducted by M.M. Dodge, Volume 9

Saint-Nicholas - 1882
...declamation-day,' and my name is called and I step up and declaim : " 'ALL QUIET ALONG THE POTOMAC TO-NIGHT. " 'ALL quiet along the Potomac, they say, Except, now...beat to and fro, By a rifleman hid in the thicket. 'T is nothing — a private or two, now and then, Will not count in the news of the battle ; Not an...
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Poems of American Patriotism

Brander Matthews - American poetry - 1882 - 285 pages
...Shot," and these so moved the authoress that she wrote this poem on the impulse of the moment. ** A LL quiet along the Potomac," they say, •£*• " Except...beat, to and fro, By a rifleman hid in the thicket. 'T is nothing — a private or two, now and then, Will not count in the news of the battle; Not an...
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Choice Readings for Public and Private Entertainment: Arranged for the ...

Robert McLean Cumnock - Readers - 1882 - 426 pages
...all for me. And I'll part frae ye never, dear Charlie Machree! WILLIAM J. HOPPIN. THE PICKET GUARD. " ALL quiet along the Potomac," they say, " Except now...as he walks on his beat, to and fro, By a rifleman off in the thicket. 'Tis nothing — a private or two, now and then, Will not count in the news of...
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