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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 Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Edition ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1841 - 935 pages
...were seen : Like the leaves of the forest when autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay wither'd wai'd deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and for ever grew still! And there lay the...
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Ruins of Ancient Cities: With General and Particular Accounts of ..., Volume 2

Charles Bucke - Cities and towns, Ancient - 1841
...strown. • JElian calls him Thilgamus. t 2 Kings. t Adrammelech and Sharezer. $ 2 Kings, zix., v. 37. " For the angel of death spread his wings on 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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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - Elocution - 1841 - 364 pages
...For the angel of death | spread Ais wings on the blast, \ And breath'd in the face of the foe as Ae pass'd ; | And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill, | And their hearts but once heav'd, | and for ever were still! | And there lay the steed with Ais nostrils all wide, | But through...
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Lord Byron's Select Works: Consisting of Cain ... Hours of Idleness; English ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1841 - 320 pages
...were seen : Like the leaves of the forest when Autumn hath hlown, That host on the morrow lay wither'd and strown. For the angel of death spread his wings on the hlast, And hreathed in the face of the foe as he pass'd ; And the eves of the sleepers wax'd deadly...
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An Essay on Elocution, Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1842 - 357 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...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 Ladies' Repository, Volume 2

Methodist Episcopal Church - 1842
...many or few. He watched over his people. To their foes he said thus far ehalt thou come ; and then, " The angel of death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the faco of lhe foe as ho past; And the eyes of the sleeper waxed deadly and chill, The heart but once...
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The Oracle of Reason; Or, Philosophy Vindicated ...

Atheism - 1842
...can be compared to Atheism. Superstitionists, under its visitation, are like the Assyrian hosts, when The Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed on the face of the foe as he passed ; The eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill, Their hearts...
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An Elementary English Grammar

Robert Gordon LATHAM - 1843
...the leaves of the forest when Autumn is blown, That h6st on the morrow lay withered and str6wn. 3. For the A'ngel of Death spread his wings on the blast,...and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and for £ver grew still. 4. And th£re lay the steed with his nostril all wide ; But through it there rolled...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

1843
...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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An Elementary English Grammar for the Use of Schools ...

Robert Gordon Latham - English language - 1843 - 223 pages
...the forest when Autumn is blown, That h6st on the marrow lay withered and strown. 3. For the A'ngcl of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he pass'd ; And the ejes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and for ever grew still....
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