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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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The first (-fifth and sixth) 'standard' reading and home lesson book, by two ...

Thomas Simpson Birkby - 1864
...lady lately deceased ; and as the children who read this book may like to see it, it is given here : 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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Book of juvenile poetry, selected from the best authors [signed E.D.].

Book - 1864
...plain and hearty ; But never changed the coin and gift Of Bonaparte. T. CAMPBELL. THE HEROIC BOY. 1 HE 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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Our life illustrated by pen and pencil [an anthology].

Our life - 1865
...cares inwoven with that love, Its nature, and its depth, thou dost not, canst not know. 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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Easy poetry for children, a selection

Easy poetry - 1865
...fret any more indeed, If you will let me learn to read." JANE TAYLOR. K CASABIANCA, THE HEROIC BOY, 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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Words from the poets. Selected [by C.M. Vaughan] for the use of parochial ...

Words - 1866
...shall reclaim her precious things from thee ! Restore the dead, thou sea ! Mrs. Hemans. 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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Laurie's Graduated series of reading lesson books, Book 5

James Stuart Laurie - 1866
...sublime, And gave that strength of feeling, great Above all human estimate ! Wordsworth. 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 progressive English grammar. [With] Key

Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1866
...to sky the wild farewell. — Byron. 3. The better part of valour is discretion. — Shakespeare. 4. The boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but he had fled. — ffemana. 5. The steed along the drawbridge flies. — Scott. 6. I could hear my friend chide him...
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Analytical Fourth Reader: Containing Practical Directions for Reading, a ...

Richard Edwards - Readers - 1867 - 264 pages
...to him. Was he worthy of imitation ? What does that mean ? XLII.— CASABIANCA. FELICIA HEMANS. 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. 2. Yet beautiful and bright he stood,...
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Acrostics in prose and verse, a sequel to Double acrostics by various ...

Double acrostics - 1867
...Ulster's soil." 3. " By that name Cadwallon's love Called it in memory of the absent prince." 4. " 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." 5. " Beneath the cross it grew ;...
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The great Pilot and his lessons (sermons).

Richard Newton - Sermons, American - 1867
...of young Casabianca. You have often heard the piece about him, spoken in school, which begins, — "The boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but he had fled," etc. He was the son of a French admiral. His father commanded the French fleet in the battle of the...
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