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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 prose works of John Milton, with prelim. remarks and notes by ..., Volume 1

John [prose] Milton - 1848
...Melodies, has adhered to the account of scripture : — " For the Angel of Death spread his wings in 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 heaved but once, and...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...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 foe as he pass'd; And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and for ever grew still! And there lay the...
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Elements of English Grammar for the Use of Ladies' Schools

Robert Gordon Latham - 1849 - 100 pages
...spears was like stars on the sea, When the b!6e wave rolls nightly on deep Galilei. 2. PROSODY. 3. For the A'ngel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the f6e as he pass'd ; And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved,...
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Elements of English Grammar for the Use of Ladies' Schools

Robert Gordon Latham - 1849 - 100 pages
...sa, When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. 2. 3. For the A'np;el of Death spread his w1ngs on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he pass'd ; And the yes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and for ever grew still....
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Guy's learner's poetic task book, a selection from the modern British poets

Joseph Guy - 1849
...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 breath'd on the face of the foe as he pass'd; And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill,...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive ..., Volumes 3-4; Volumes 9-10

1856
...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 breaUrd in the face of the foe as he pass'd ; And the eyes of the sleeper waxed deadly and chill, And...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...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 Bible class book

Charles Baker - 1850
...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 breathe'd on the face of the foe as he pass'd, And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill, And their...
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Lays for the Sabbath: A Collection of Religious Poetry

Religious poetry - 1850 - 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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Nineveh: its rise and ruin, a course of lectures

John Blackburn - 1850
...seen : J jiki! 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 on the face of the foe as he pass'd ; And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd heavy and chill,...
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