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" They never fail who die In a great cause : the block may soak their gore ; Their heads may sodden in the sun ; their limbs Be strung to city gates and castle walls — But still their spirit walks abroad. Though years Elapse, and others share as dark... "
The Works of Lord Byron - Page 81
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1825
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1855 - 610 pages
...PATRIOTISM. Calendars. But if we fail — Bertueeio. They never fail who die In a great eause : the bloek may soak their gore : Their heads may sodden in the sun ; their limbs Be strung to eity gates and eastle walls — But still their spirit walks abroad. Tho' years Elapse, and others...
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The Wide-awake Gift: A Know-nothing Token for 1855

One of 'em - 1855 - 328 pages
...flag, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the god of storms, — The lightning and the gale ! THEY never fail who die In a great cause : the block may soak then. gore, Their heads may sodden in the sun ; their limbs . Be strung to city gates and castle walls...
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Representative Women: From Eve, the Wife of the First, to Mary, the Mother ...

George Colfax Baldwin - 1856 - 368 pages
...bless their memory ; God's sacred benizon shall be theirs. " For they never fail who die In a just cause, The block may soak Their gore ; their heads may sodden In the sun ; their limbs be strung To city-gates and castle-walls— But still their spirit walks abroad," And never rest till the great...
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The Great American Battle: Or, The Contest Between Christianity and ...

Anna Ella Carroll - 1856 - 442 pages
...BAPTIZED IN PROTESTANT BLOOD BY JESUIT PAPISTS. " They neyer fall who die In a great cause ; the ground may soak their gore, Their heads may sodden in the sun; their limbs Be strung to city gates or castle walls ;— But still their spirits walk abroad. Though years Elapse, and others share as...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1858 - 566 pages
...that the sacrifice ascend to Heaven, And draw down freedom on her evermore. " But if we fail — ? " They never fail who die In a great cause ! The block...; — But still their spirit walks abroad. Though yean Elapse, and others share as dark a doom, They but augment the deep and sweeping thoughts Which...
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Ida, Or, The Last Struggles of the Welsh for Independence

Alice Somerton - 1858 - 426 pages
...as beautiful, So that the sacrifice ascend to Heaven, And draw down freedom on her evermore. * * * * They never fail who die In a great cause : the block...gore, Their heads may sodden in the sun ; their limbs lie strung to city gates, and castle walls, But still their spirit walks abroad. BYRON. WHEN Lord Grey...
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History of Independence Hall: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time ...

David W. Belisle - 1859 - 450 pages
...pictured immortality," uniting the present with the past, and recalling their sublime transactions. " They never fail who die In a great cause ; the block...strung to city gates and castle walls ; But still their spirits walk abroad. Though years Elapse, and others share as dark a doom, They but augment the deep...
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Kansas in Eighteen Fifty-eight: Being Chiefly a History of the Recent ...

William P. Tomlinson - 1859 - 328 pages
...Montgomery turned to him and repeated the following sublime lines of Byron : — " They never fail who dio In a great cause: the block may soak their gore, Their...their limbs Be strung to city gates, and castle walls, Yet still their spiiits stalk abroad. Though years Elapse, and others share as dark a doom, They but...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Embracing His Suppressed Poems, and a Sketch of His ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1861 - 1164 pages
...So that the sacrifice ascend to heaven And draw down freedom on her evermore. Cal. But if we fail /. Ber. They never fail who die In a great cause : the...walls — But still their spirit walks abroad. Though yean Elapse, and others share as dark a doom, They but augment the deep and sweeping thought! Which...
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The Doctrine of Atonement by the Son of God ...

Henry Solly - 1861 - 392 pages
...piety and freedom, or when her later ones fell in the same noble cause. Truly has it been said — They never fail who die In a great cause ; the block...soak their gore, Their heads may sodden in the sun .... But still their spirit walks abroad .... . . . . What were we If Brutus had not lived 1 He died...
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