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" Then sweet the hour that brings release From danger and from toil; We talk the battle over, And share the battle's spoil. The woodland rings with laugh and shout, As if a hunt were up, And woodland flowers are gathered To crown the soldier's cup. With... "
A History of the Life and Services of Captain Samuel Dewees: A Native of ... - Page 182
by John Smith Hanna - 1844 - 360 pages
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The Lady's Magazine and Museum of the Belles-lettres, Fine Arts ..., Volumes 2-7

English literature - 1832
...erratic movements of this brilliant American patriot were regulated by the commands of a quaker. " Well knows the fair and friendly moon, The band that Marion leads ; The glittering of their rifles — The scampering of their steeds." Mr. Hughes does great justice to Genera...
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Cobb's Sequel to the Juvenile Readers: Comprising a Selection of Lessons in ...

Lyman Cobb - Readers - 1834 - 215 pages
...soldier's cup. With merry songs we mock the wind And slumber long and sweetly, On beds of oaken leaves. 4, Well knows the fair and friendly moon The band that Marion leads ; • j The glitter of their rifles, The scampering of their steeds. 'Tis life our fiery barbs to guide...
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Poems

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1836 - 274 pages
...with laugh and shout, As if a hunt were up, And woodland flowers are gathered To crown the soldier's cup. With merry songs we mock the wind That in the...steeds. 'Tis life our fiery barbs to guide Across the moonlight plains ; 'Tis life to feel the night-wind That lifts their tossing manes. A moment in the...
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Poems

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1836 - 274 pages
...with laugh and shout, As if a hunt were up, And woodland flowers are gathered To crown the soldier's cup. With merry songs we mock the wind That in the...— The glitter of their rifles, The scampering of then- steeds. 'Tis life our fiery barbs to guide Across the moonlight plains ; 'Tis life to feel the...
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The Laurel: a Gift for All Seasons: Being a Collection of Poems

American poetry - 1836 - 252 pages
...with laugh and shout, As if a hunt were up, And woodland flowers are gathered To crown the soldier's cup. With merry songs we mock the wind That in the pine-top grieves, And slumber long and sweetly, Well knows the fair and friendly moon The band that Mariou leads — The glitter of their rifles, The...
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

American poetry - 1838 - 320 pages
...with laugh and shout, As if a hunt were up, And woodland flowers are gather'd To crown the soldier's cup. With merry songs we mock the wind That in the...glitter of their rifles, The scampering of their steeds. T is life our fiery barbs to guide Across the moonlit plains; Tis life to feel the night- wind That...
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Poems: By William Cullen Bryant

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1840 - 276 pages
...with laugh and shout, As if a hunt were up, And woodland flowers are gathered To crown the soldier's cup. With merry songs we mock the wind That in the...rifles, The scampering of their steeds. 'Tis life to guide the fiery barb Across the moonlight plain ; 'Tis life to feel the night-wind That lifts his...
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Greyslaer: A Romance of the Mohawk, Volume 2

Charles Fenno Hoffman - Indians of North America - 1840 - 503 pages
...with laugh and shout, As if a hunt were up, And woodland flowers are gathered To crown the soldier's cup. With merry songs we mock the wind That in the...slumber long and sweetly On beds of oaken leaves." — BRYANT. THERE were preparations for a hunter's carousal in the heart of the forest. The scene of...
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Military

William McCarty - National songs - 1842
...with laugh and shout, As if a hunt were up, And woodland flowers are gather'd To crown the soldier's cup. With merry songs we mock the wind That in the...rifles, The scampering of their steeds. 'Tis life to guide the fiery barb Across the moonlight plain ; 'Tis life to feel the night-wind That lifts his...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: With an Historical Introduction

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1842 - 468 pages
...with laugh and shout, As if a hunt were up, And woodland flowers are gather'd To crown the soldier's cup. With merry songs we mock the wind That in the...Well knows the fair and friendly moon The band that MA BION leads- — The glitter of their rifles, The scampering of their steeds. 'T is life to guide...
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