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" Like the leaves of the forest when Summer is green, 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... "
The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ... - Page 132
by William Chauncey Fowler - 1851 - 659 pages
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The works of lord Byron, comprehending the suppressed poems, Volumes 5-6

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1822 - 614 pages
...leaves of the forest when Autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay wither'd and strown. • 3. For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he pass'd ; And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

1876 - 1204 pages
...swiftness, suddenness, and awful silence of wide-spread death are described with inimitable force, " For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed on the face of the foe as he passed." Then the empty tents, furled banners, unlif ted lances, and hushed...
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The Brighton gleaner; or, General repository of literary ..., Volume 1

1822 - 494 pages
...the leaves of the forest when autumn hath blown, That host, on the morrow, lie wither'd and strewn. For the angel of death spread his wings on the blast, And breath' d in the face of the foe as he past ; And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill —...
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Select Works of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: In Two Volumes, Volume 2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1823 - 310 pages
...leaves of the forest when Autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strown. III. For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he pass'd ; And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and...
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The cabinet; or The selected beauties of literature [ed. by J ..., Volume 1

Cabinet - 1824 - 440 pages
...leaves of the forest when Autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and striiwn. Ill, For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he pass'd ; And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heav'd, and...
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The Beauties of Byron,: Consisting of Selections from His Works

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Alfred Howard - 1824 - 226 pages
...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 in the face of the foe as he pass'd ; And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and...
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The complete works of lord Byron with a biogr. and critical notice ..., Volume 7

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1825 - 546 pages
...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 in the face of the foe as he pass'd; And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Noël Byron - 1826 - 804 pages
...Autumn hath blown. That host on the morrow lay wither'd and strewn. XX. For the Angel of Death ipread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and for ever...
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Critica Biblica: or, Depository of sacred literature, comprising remarks on ...

William Carpenter - 1824 - 604 pages
...the leaves of the forest when Autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strown. 3. For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he pass'd ; And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and...
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Death on the Pale Horse

John BRUCE (Minister of Low Hill Cemetery, Liverpool.) - 1827 - 240 pages
...the leaves of the forest when autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay wither'd and strown. Wl 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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