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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.... "
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Melodies for Childhood

Children's poetry - 1857 - 260 pages
...passed, That I may give for every day Some good account at last. WATTS. CA8ABIANOA. 167 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 PRIMARY STANDARD SPEAKER.

EPES SARGENT - 1857
...been abandoned, and 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 recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...unheeded roll, For heavy is the weight of blood Upon the maniac's soul. CASABIANCA.1 BY MKS. HEMAm 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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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1857
...Thus we salute thee with our early song, And welcome thee, and wish thee long. MILTON. 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. * Young Casabianca, a boy about thirteen...
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The Standard Fourth Reader for Public and Private Schools: Containing a ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1857 - 336 pages
...couple of hours, they returned to their occupation. Blackwood's Magazine. LXXXVIII. CASABIANCA.* 1. 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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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1857
...youthful heroism immortalised by Mrs. Hemans in her well-known and beautiful little poem beginning — " The boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but he had fled." He is said to have been the son of the Admiral of the "Drient;" and at the battle of the Nile, having...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1858
...explosion of the vessel, when the flames had reached the pove ahandoned : and perished ID the explosio der. 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 Boy's Birth-day Book: Tales

1859
...been abandoned ; and 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, Shoae round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood,...
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Little Poems for Little Readers

Little poems - 1860 - 144 pages
...red and white, I kneel upon the meadow-sod And THAISK MY GOD for sight. ELIZA COOK. THE HEROIO BOY. THE boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but he had fled ; The flames that lit the battle's wreck Shone round him o'er the dead. O Tet beautiful and bright he stood,...
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The New Speaker. With an Essay on Elocution

John Connery - Elocution - 1861 - 395 pages
...the charming air repay, Shook thousand odours from his dewy wings. THE NEW SPEAKER. 157 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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