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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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An Elementary English Grammar

Robert Gordon LATHAM - 1843 - 236 pages
...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 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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An Elementary English Grammar for the Use of Schools ...

Robert Gordon Latham - 1843 - 236 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...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - 1844 - 900 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 were still ! And there lay the steed with his nostrils all wide, But...
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review, Volume 17

1860 - 444 pages
...the expression noted above. In the poem on the " Destruction of Sennacherib," he has the following: " The Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast,...And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill, Their hearts but once heaved, and forever grew still." It would be very foolish to argue from this,...
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The Reader's Guide: Containing a Notice of the Elementary Sounds in the ...

John Hall - 1845 - 354 pages
...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',...sleepers waxed deadly and chill', And their hearts but once heaved', and forever grew still. 4. And there lay the steed with his nostril all wide, But...
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An Improved Grammar of the English Language, on the Inductive System: With ...

Bradford Frazee - 1845 - 214 pages
...the leaves of the forest when Autumn is 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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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845 - 490 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, And breathed in the face of the foe as he past ; And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved — and...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 558 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 School Reader: Fourth Book. Containing Instructions in the Elementary ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1845 - 312 pages
...the leaves of the forest when autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strewn. S. For the angel of death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the /ace of the foe as he pass'd; And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill. And their hearts...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 390 pages
...hath bluwa, That host, on the morrow lay withered and strown. For the angel of death— spread bis wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe, as he pasted ; And the eyes of the sleepers — waxed deadly, and chin. And their hearts, but once heaved,...
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