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" That host with their banners at sunset were seen: Like the leaves of the forest when Autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strown. For the angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he passed... "
The complete works of lord Byron with a biogr. and critical notice by J. W. Lake - Page 298
by George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1825
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The Methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review, Volume 10

Methodist Church - 1839
...planned the destruction of Jerusalem, and whose army was arrested, overthrown, and destroyed: — " For the angel of death spread his wings on the blast,...And breathed in the face of the foe as he pass'd." But this opinion, though correct as far as it goes, only embraces a small part of the prophet's intent....
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The Analytical Reader

Samuel Putnam - Readers - 1831 - 226 pages
...seen ; Like the leaves of the forest when autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay 'withered and strown. For the Angel of Death spread his wings...'blast, And breathed in the face of the 'foe as he passed ; And the eyes of the sleepers 'waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once 'heaved, and...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...were seen : Like the leaves of the forest when Autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strown. For the Angel of Death spread his wings...the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he past ; And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and for...
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Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Selections from the Works of the Most Admired ...

Henry Stebbing - Religious poetry, English - 1832 - 402 pages
...were seen, Like the leaves of the forest when autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strown. For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed on the face of the foe as he passed, And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill, And their...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...the leaves of the forest', when autumrThS That host', on the morrow', lay "jgjfjg^A and -fcjmn ' i^ For the Angel of Death' . . spread his wings on the...And breathed' . . in the face of the foe' . . as he passed': And the eyes of the sleepers' . . waxed deadly and chill', And their hearts but once heaved',...
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The songs of England and Scotland

England - 1835
...were seen : Like the leaves of the forest when autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay wither'd and strown. For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breath'd in the face of the foe us he pass'd ; And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill,...
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The Songs of England and Scotland ...

Peter Cunningham - Ballads, English - 1835
...leaves of the forest when autumn hath blown, I That host on the morrow lay wither'd and strown. \ I For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breath'd in the face of the foe as he pass'd ; And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill,...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1836 - 504 pages
...were seen : Like the leaves of the forest when autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strown. For the angel of death spread his wings...the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he passed ; And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and...
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The First Class Reader: a Selection for Exercises in Reading: From Standard ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Readers - 1838 - 276 pages
...were seen: Like the leaves of the forest when Autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strown. For the angel of Death spread his wings...the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he passed; And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...were seen : Ljke the leaves of the forest when Autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strown. For the Angel of Death spread his wings...the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he passed ; And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill. And their hearts but once heaved, and...
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