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" Nature embellish'd the tint Of thy fields, and thy mountains so fair, Did she ever intend that a tyrant should print The footstep of slavery there? No! Freedom, whose smile we shall never resign, Go, tell our invaders, the Danes, That 'tis sweeter to... "
The Works of Thomas Moore, Esq - Page 98
by Thomas Moore - 1825 - 6 pages
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St. Nicholas, Volume 11, Part 2

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's literature - 1884
...Kincora no more ! That star of the field, which so often has poured Its beam tm the battle, is set; But enough of its glory remains on each sword To light us to victory yet ! " So sings Thomas Moore in one of his beautiful Irish melodies ; and when hereafter you hear or read...
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Lord Beaconsfield's Irish policy, 2 essays

sir John Pope Hennessy - 1885
...song is Moore's " Remember the Glories of Brian the Brave." Here the Munster farmer can read : — " Mononia ! when Nature embellish'd the tint Of thy...Did she ever intend that a tyrant should print The footsteps of Slavery there ? " Moore also contributes " Silent, 0 Moyle ! be the Roar of thy Water,"...
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Historic Boys: Their Endeavors, Their Achievements and Their Times

Elbridge Streeter Brooks - Adventure and adventurers - 1885 - 259 pages
...Kincora no more ! That star of the field, which so often has poured Its beam on the battle, is set ; But enough of its glory remains on each sword To light us to victory yet ! " So sings Thomas Moore in one of his inspiring " Irish Melodies " ; and when hereafter you hear...
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Patriotic Eloquence: Being Selections from One Hundred Years of National ...

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - Readers - 1866 - 334 pages
...their glory remains on each sword To light us to victory yet ! Wollansac ! when nature embellished the tint Of thy fields and thy mountains so fair, Did she ever intend that a tyrant should print The footsteps of slavery there ? No ! Freedom, whose smiles we shall never resign, Told those who invaded...
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The Popular Poets and Poetry of Ireland: And Choice Selections in Prose from ...

English poetry - 1887 - 720 pages
...Kinkora J no more. The star of the field, which so often hath pour'd Its beam on the battle, is sat; But enough of its glory remains on each sword, To light us to victory yet. Mononia ! when Nature einbellish'd the tint Of thy fields, and thy mountains so fair, Did she ever intend that a tyrant should...
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Irish Melodies and Songs

Thomas Moore - Songs, Irish - 1887 - 253 pages
...no more. That star of the field"., which so often hath pour'd Its beam on the battle, is set ; But enough of its glory remains on each sword, To light us to victory yet. * Brien Borohme, the great monarch of Ireland, who was killed at the battle of Clontarf in the beginning...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore: With the Life of the Author

Thomas Moore - 1892 - 552 pages
...Kinkora no more. That star of the field, which so often hath pour'd Its beam on the battle, is set; But enough of its glory remains on each sword, To light us to victory yet. Jlononia! when Nature embellish'd the tint Of thy fields, and thy mountains so fair, Did she ever intend...
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A Soldier's Experience: Or, A Voice from the Ranks ... A Personal Narrative ...

Timothy Gowing - Crimean War, 1853-1856 - 1892 - 585 pages
...steeds, and trumpets' clang}' OLD ENGLAND. When Nature embellished the tint Of thy hills and thy valleys so fair, Did she ever intend that a tyrant should print The footsteps of slavery there ? Nay, every Son of Albion " shall be free." Moore. Slaves cannot breathe...
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The Life and Letters of M.P. O'Connor

Michael Patrick O'Connor - Irish - 1893 - 561 pages
...eye still can discern the outlines of a once splendid figure — " Mononia ! When Nature embellished the tint Of thy fields, and thy mountains so fair....tyrant should print The footstep of slavery there ?" The enemies of Ireland have reproached her, and called down obloquy upon her for neglecting her...
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Thomas Moore's Complete Poetical Works

Thomas Moore - English poetry - 1895 - 800 pages
...enough of its glory remains on each sword, To light us to victory yet. Mononia ! when Nature embellished the tint Of thy fields, and thy mountains so fair,...The footstep of slavery there? No ! Freedom, whose smile we shall never resign, Go, tell our invaders, the Danes, That Ч is sweeter to bleed for an age...
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