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" But spare your country's flag," she said. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame Over the face of the leader came; The nobler nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word : "Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog! March on! "
The Campaigns of the Seventeenth Maine - Page 82
by Edwin B. Houghton - 1866 - 333 pages
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Nineteenth-century American Poetry

William C. Spengemann, Jessica F. Roberts - Poetry - 1996 - 447 pages
...of the leader came; The nobler nature within him stirred 40 To life at that woman's deed and word; "Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog!...Frederick street Sounded the tread of marching feet: 45 All day long that free flag tost Over the heads of the rebel host. Ever its torn folds rose and...
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The Book of Virtues for Young People: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories

William J. Bennett - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1997 - 384 pages
...The nobler nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word; "Who touches a hair on yon gray head Dies like a dog! March on!" he said....that free flag tost Over the heads of the rebel host. Even its torn folds rose and fell On the loyal winds that loved it well; And through the hill gaps...
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Maryland Wits and Baltimore Bards: A Literary History with Notes on ...

Frank R. Shivers - History - 1998 - 343 pages
...But spare your country's flag . . . '" At that, Jackson's nobler nature stirred, and he commanded, '"Who touches a hair of yon gray head / Dies like a dog! March on!..."' Such songs as that give us the passion of the Civil War. Many others give us the sadness, and of these...
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First Loves: Poets Introduce the Essential Poems That Captivated and ...

Carmela Ciuraru - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 268 pages
...face of the leader came; The nobler nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word; "Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog!...tread of marching feet: All day long that free flag tossed Over the heads of the rebel host. Ever its torn folds rose and fell On the loyal winds that...
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Doctor Leeds' Selection of Popular Epic Recitations for Minstrel and Stage Use

Robert X. Leeds - Poetry - 1999 - 332 pages
...face of the leader came; The nobler nature within him stirred To life at the woman's deed and word; "Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog!...tread of marching feet: All day long that free flag tossed Over the heads of the rebel host. Ever its torn folds rose and fell On the loyal winds that...
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The Confederate Image: Prints of the Lost Cause

Mark E. Neely, Jr., Harold Holzer, Gabor S. Boritt - Design - 2000 - 257 pages
...face of the leader came; The nobler nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word: "Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog! March on!" he said. Whittier clearly meant the poem in part as a tribute to Jackson. It appeared in the Atlantic Monthly...
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American Legal Thought from Premodernism to Postmodernism: An Intellectual ...

Stephen M. Feldman - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 272 pages
...face of the leader came; The nobler nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word; "Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog! March on!" he said.109 Rehnquist 's somewhat bohemian conception of authoritative sources in Johnson contrasts strikingly...
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Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, Volume 32

Genealogy - 1908
...old gray head, but spare yoqr country's flag,' she said," and it is recorded of General Jackson — " 'Who touches a hair of yon gray head, dies like a dog — march on' — he said." Barbara Frietchie's work is o'er and the general rides on his raids no more and ever the stars above...
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Poems for America

Carmela Ciuraru - Poetry - 2007 - 256 pages
...face of the leader came; The nobler nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word; "Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog!...tread of marching feet: All day long that free flag tossed Over the heads of the rebel host. Ever its torn folds rose and fell On the loyal winds that...
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For Which It Stands: An Anecdotal Biography of the American Flag

Michael Corcoran - History - 2007 - 192 pages
...face of the leader came; The nobler nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word: "Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog! March on!" he said. After four years, the Civil War ended with a Union victory. On Monday, April 10, 1865, the New York...
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