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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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Poetry for School and Home, from the best authors. Edited by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861
...and try to win it ; The house to me may lowly be, If I but like the people in it ! 129. 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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Light for early days (hymns and verses).

Light - 1861
...shall we only render The tribute of our words ? No, while our hearts are tender, 62 CASABIANCA. HE 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 Children's Garland: From the Best Poets

Coventry Patmore - Children's poetry - 1862 - 344 pages
...blew, To make one leaf the next to kiss That closely by it grew. M. Drayton xxv CASABIANCA A True Story 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 flames roll'd on. He would not...
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Training school reader. [Ed.] by W.J. Unwin

William Jordan Unwin - 1862
...Rath-er than dis-o-bey his fath-er, he would die in the flames. — Abbott. LESSON LXXXIII. CASABIANCA. The boy stood on the burn-ing deck, Whence all but he had fled ; The flame that lit the bat-tle's wreck Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beau-ti-ful and bright he stood,...
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Morning seed; or, Bible words for young disciples, Issue 108

William Henry Gray - 1862
...by his father to remain on board ship, during a battle, till he sent orders for him to leave it:— "The boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but he had fled; The flames that lit the battle's wreek, Shone round him—o'er the dead! Yet beautiful and bright he stood,...
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Poetry for Repetition

Henry Twells - 1862 - 226 pages
...a line, we raised not a stone, But we left him — alone with his glory ! D WOLFE. 24. CASABIANCA* 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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Playtime with the poets: a selection of the best English poetry for the use ...

Playtime - 1863
...ci.x. The Vidl of Arms ... Mrs. Hemans . . 381 PLAYTIME WITH THE POETS. i CASA BIANCA. (A TBOT STOBT.) 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. Yet beautiful and bright he stood,...
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Golden gleanings, a selection from the poets devotional and moral

Golden gleanings - 1863
...bloom ; For beyond the clouds, and beyond the tomb, It is there ; it is there, my child. 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 reader for school and home use, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1863
...brimming river, For men may come, and men may go, But I go on for ever. CASA BIANCA.— Mrs. Hemans. 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 Primitive Methodist Juvenile Magazine, Volumes 15-16

Christian literature for children
...in principle, and as faithful to our Heavenly Father as he was to his arthly father. J. HAWKIKS. " 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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