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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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Miscellanies: The curse of Minerva. The Waltz. Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1837 - 328 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 poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838 - 342 pages
...Ljke 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,...sleepers waxed deadly and chill. And their hearts but once heaved, and for ever grew still ! And there lay the steed with his nostril all wide, But through...
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The First Class Reader: a Selection for Exercises in Reading: From Standard ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - 1838 - 270 pages
...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,...sleepers waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and for ever grew still? And there lay the steed with his nostril all wide, But through...
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The Analytical Reader: Containing Lessons in Simultaneous Reading and ...

Samuel Putnam - 1838 - 242 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...sleepers 'waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once 'heaved, and *(br«^£ «^st ill And there lay the 'steed with his nostrils alljyide, But...
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The Millennial Harbinger, Volume 2

Alexander Campbell, Charles Louis Loos - 1838 - 584 pages
...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 ¡ind chill, And their hearts bat once...
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Methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review, Volume 10; Volume 21

1839 - 510 pages
...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...
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The jewel, sacred, domestic, narrative and lyrical poems selected from ...

Jewel - 1839 - 352 pages
...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 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 butonce heaved, and...
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An enlarged edition of Murray's abridged English grammar, by dr. [J.A.] Giles

Lindley Murray - 1839 - 232 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 waz'd deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heav'd, and...
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Sabbath Recreations: Or, Select Poetry of a Religious Kind

Emily Taylor - 1839 - 306 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 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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The Monthly Miscellany, Volumes 2-3

C. Palfrey - 1840 - 754 pages
...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,...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 the Lord." Yet...
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