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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 Millennial Harbinger

Alexander Campbell, Charles Louis Loos - 1838
...the leaves of the forest which autumn liath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strotvn: For the angel of death spread his wings on the blast And breathed in the face of ihc fne as he pass'd; And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly Ħind chill, And their hearts bat once...
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The Analytical Reader: Containing Lessons in Simultaneous Reading and ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers - 1838 - 228 pages
...blown, t f That host on the morrow lay Tft^red and strown. For the Angel of Death spread his wingsjon 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 jewel, sacred, domestic, narrative and lyrical poems selected from ...

Jewel - 1839
...were seen : Like the leaves of the forest when autumn has blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strown. For the angel of death spread his wings...sleepers wax'd deadly and chill, And their hearts butonce heaved, and for ever grew still. And there lay the steed with his nostril all wide, But through...
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An enlarged edition of Murray's abridged English grammar, by dr. [J.A.] Giles

Lindley Murray - 1839 - 212 pages
...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...the foe as he pass'd ; And the eyes of the sleepers waz'd deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heav'd, and for ever grew still. And there lay the...
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Methodist Review, Volume 10; Volume 21

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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Sabbath Recreations: Or, Select Poetry of a Religious Kind

Emily Taylor - American poetry - 1839 - 288 pages
...was 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 breathed on the face of the foe as he past ; And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill, And their...
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Sabbath Recreations: Or, Select Poetry of a Religious Kind

Emily Taylor - American poetry - 1839 - 288 pages
...Like the leaves.of the forest when autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay wither'd and strewn. For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed on the face of the foe as he past; And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill, And their hearts...
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The Christian's Book of Gems: A Selection of Sacred Poetry

English poetry - 1840 - 288 pages
...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...the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill, And then- hearts but once heaved, and for ever grew still. And there lay the steed with his nostril all...
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The Monthly Miscellany, Volumes 2-3

C. Palfrey - Liberalism (Religion) - 1840
...may not indeed be swept away in a moment, as the hosts of the Assyrian king before Jerusalem, " When the angel of death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he passed, And the might nf the Gentile, unsmote bv the sword, Was melted, like snow, in the glance of...
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Lectures on the Sphere and Duties of Woman: And Other Subjects

George Washington Burnap - Women - 1841 - 272 pages
...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...deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and forever grew atill. "And there lay the steed with his nostril all wide, But through it there roll'd...
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