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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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Irish History Reader

Ireland - 1905 - 340 pages
...Kincora2 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. Mononia i when Nature embellished the tint Of thy fields, and thy mountains so fair. Did she ever intend that...
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Romantic Ireland, Volume 1

Milburg Francisco Mansfield, Blanche McManus Mansfield, Blanche McManus - Ireland - 1904
...Kinkora no more. That star of the field, which so often hath poured Its beam on the battle, is set; But enough of its glory remains on each sword To light us to victor)' yet." Many have doubted whether the victory was really in favour of the Irish. It is generally,...
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Oratory of the South: From the Civil War to the Present Time

Edwin Du Bois Shurter - American literature - 1908 - 336 pages
...sweetest poet that "The star of the field, which so often hath pour'd Its beams on the battle, is set; But enough of its glory remains on each sword To light us to victory yet." THE DIVISION OF TEXAS JOSEPH W. BAILEY United States Senator from Texas [Extract from a speech delivered...
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Memorials of Dixie-land: Orations, Essays, Sketches, and Poems on Topics ...

Lucian Lamar Knight - American literature - 1919 - 604 pages
...Kinkora no more; The star of the field which so often hath poured Its beam on the battle is set; But enough of its glory remains on each sword To light us to victory yet." THE PURITAN IN THE SOUTH. [Full text of an address delivered at the unveiling of a granite boulder,...
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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 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 beautiful I rish melodies ; and when hereafter you hear or...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 15

Nineteenth century - 1884
...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...tyrant should print The footstep of Slavery there ? Moore also contributes ' Silent, 0 Moyle ! be the Roar of thy Water,' a song whose political meaning...
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Annals of Ireland by the Four Masters as translated into English by Owen ...

Michael O'Clery - 2003 - 394 pages
...Kincora no more, That star of the field, which so often had poured Its beam on the battle, is set, But enough of its glory remains on each sword To light us to victory yet." The battle of Clontarf is mentioned by some ancient foreign writers, and Lanigan in his Ecclesiastical...
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Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama: Volume III

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 588 pages
...of a house and city life. — Southey, A Tale of Paraguay (1814). Mononia, when nature embellished the tint Of thy fields and thy mountains so fair,...tyrant should print The footstep of slavery there J T. Moore, Irish Melodies, i. ("War Song," 1814). Monsieur, Philippe, Due d'0r!6ans, brother of Louis...
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Ireland, India and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Literature

Julia M. Wright - Literary Criticism - 2007
...to "Remember the glories of BRIEN the brave, / Tho' the days of the hero are o'er" and reminded that "enough of its glory remains on each sword, / To light us to victory yet!" (IM, 5). In "The Harp that Once through Tara's Halls," the speaker laments, "So sleeps the pride of...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 162

1884
...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...tyrant should print The footstep of slavery there ? Moore also contributes "Silent, O Moyle ! be the Roar of thy Water," a song whose political meaning...
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