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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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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - 1850 - 442 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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The Bible class book

Charles Baker - 1850 - 446 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 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

1850 - 340 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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Nineveh: its rise and ruin, a course of lectures

John Blackburn - 1850 - 256 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 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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742 Heart-Warming Poems

1982 - 348 pages
...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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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - 1992 - 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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Chapters into Verse: Poetry in English Inspired by the Bible: Volume 1 ...

Robert Atwan, Laurance Wieder - 1993 - 514 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...
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The Collected Poems of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron - 1994 - 884 pages
...hath blown, That host on the morrow lay wither'd and strown. Ш. For the Angel of Death spread lúa 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 Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 936 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; in And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill. And their hearts but once heaved, and...
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James B. Conant: Harvard to Hiroshima and the Making of the Nuclear Age

James G. Hershberg - 1995 - 980 pages
...passage from Lord Byron's "The Destruction of Sennacherib": For the Angel of Death spread his winds on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he pass'd. It quickly became known that among those responsible for the introduction of gas warfare by...
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