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" THE boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but he had fled ; The flame that lit the battle's wreck Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule the storm ; A creature of heroic blood, A proud though childlike form.... "
Language, People, Numbers: Corpus Linguistics and Society - Page 31
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Poems

Mrs. Hemans - English poetry - 1845 - 329 pages
...is it — that wan cheek and brow ! — Is it — alas ! yet joy ! — my son, my son ! CASABIANCA. THE boy stood on the burning deck Whence all but he had fled ; The flame that lit the battle's wreck, Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood,...
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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845
...Perhaps thou canst redeem The breaking heart from misery — Go, share thy lot with him. CASABIANCA.• THE boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but he had fled ; The flame that lit the battle's wreck Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood,...
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A school grammar of the English language

Brothers of the Christian schools of Ireland - 1846
...And brightly the fire-crested billows are gleaming, And wildly from Mullagh the eagles are screaming. The boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but he had fled; The names that lit the battle's wreck, Shone round him o'er the dead. • More cruel far Than when the...
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The Book of Poetry

Bennett George Johns - English poetry - 1847 - 186 pages
...been abandoned. He perished in the explosion of the vessel, when the flames had reached the powder. THE boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but he had fled ; The flame that lit the battle's wreck Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood,...
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The Book of Poetry

Bennett George Johns - English poetry - 1847 - 186 pages
...been abandoned. He perished in the explosion of the vessel, when the flames had reached the powder. THE boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but he had fled ; The flame that lit the battle's wreck Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood,...
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The British Female Poets

George Washington Bethune - English poetry - 1848 - 490 pages
...Never to mortals given, — Oh! lay thy lovely dreams aside, Or lift them unto Heaven. C AS ABI ANC A.* THE boy stood on the burning deck Whence all but he had fled; The flame that lit the battle's wreck, Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood,...
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The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans - 1849 - 394 pages
...brand beneath the cypress tree; " Away," they cried, " young stranger, thou art free!" CASABIANCA. THE boy stood on the burning deck Whence all but he had fled ; The flame that lit the battle's wreck, Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood,...
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The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans

Mrs. Hemans - 1850 - 394 pages
...brand beneath the cypress tree; " Away," they cried, " young stranger, thou art free ! " CASABIANCA. THE boy stood on the burning deck Whence all but he had fled ; The flame that lit the battle's wreck, Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood,...
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The Standard elocutionist; and gem-book of British authors, ed. by A. Cunningham

A. Cunningham - 1850
...risk my life — Risk all — except the sacred cause I'm sworn to. \Goes out. CASABIANCA. JflSts. THE boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but he had fled ; The flame that lit the battle's wreck, Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood,...
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The History of England for Catholic Children: From the Earliest Times to the ...

England - Catholic youth - 1850 - 411 pages
...set down for you here. It is the pleasantest thing to think of in that terrible battle of the Nile.* The boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but he had fled ; The flame that lit the battle's wreck Shone round him o'er the dead. The next battle Nelson fought was...
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