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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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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 pages
...Like the leaves of the forest when Autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strewn. 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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Notes and lessons on the geography and history of Palestine

George Henry Taylor (master of the Model sch, Battersea.) - 1851
...have successively encamped. Here, doubtless, took place the destruction of Sennacherib's army, when " The angel of death spread his wings on the blast,...wax'd deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heav'd, and for ever grew still." On this side the city is defended by a deep trench cut out of the...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...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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Heaven: Or, An Earnest and Scriptural Inquiry Into the Abode of the Sainted Dead

Henry Harbaugh - Heaven - 1851 - 290 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 sleeper waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and...
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A History of All Nations, from the Earlier Periods to the Present ..., Volume 1

World history - 1851
...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 sleeping waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and...
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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - Elocution - 1851 - 552 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 lie passed ; And the eyes of the sleeper waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved,...
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The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1851 - 659 pages
...it is done, to see." SHAKSPEARE'S Macbeth. Here we have fifty-two words, and but two dissyllables. " 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 beat but once, and forever...
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Elementary English Grammar, for the Use of Schools

Robert Gordon Latham - 1851
...the leaves of the forest when autumn is b!6wn That hijst on the m6rrow lay wither'd and str6wn. 3. For the A'ngel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he passed ; And the £yes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and...
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The Bible History of Prayer: With Practical Reflections

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Prayer - 1851 - 384 pages
...Like the leaves of the forest, when autumn is flown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strewn. For the angel of death spread his wings on the blast,— And breathed in the face of the foe as he passed; And the breath of the sleepers grew deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and...
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The Buried City of the East, Nineveh: A Narrative of the Discoveries of Mr ...

James Silk Buckingham - Nineveh (Ancient city) - 1851 - 310 pages
...this day sometimes envelope and destroy whole caravans. Byron has adopted this view in his lines " For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he passed." A tradition preserved by Herodotus, who received it from his favourite 1 Isaiah xxxvii. 36....
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