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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

Felicia Dorothea Hemans, Mrs. Hemans - 1868 - 371 pages
...been abandoned ; and perished in the explosion of the vessel, when the names 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 Garland of Poetry for the Young: A Selection in Four Parts

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1868
...thorny green bed, Much, that well may be thought, cannot wisely be said. TL Peacock. LXXIJ. 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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Annual Report

1868
...father and thy mothei that thy days may be long in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee** 20 8. 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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Courage and cowards; or, Who was the bravest?

Selina Gaye - 1868 - 276 pages
...action the admiral was killed, and L 'Orient caught fire, but the boy still remained in his place. " 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 young Englishman's first poetry book, compiled by E.C. Lowe

Edward Clarke Lowe - 1868
...from every limb, For they were sent to do judgment on him. Southey. 14. — CASIBIANCA; A TRUE STORT. 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. The flames roll'd on. He would not...
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Choice readings of true stories of brave deeds, selected and ed. by G.T. Hoare

Choice readings - 1869
...ship. His faithful devotion and sense of duty are beautifully depicted in the following lines ' — 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 - 1869
...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...
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The illustrated public school speaker and reader based on grammatical ...

Alexander Kennedy Isbister - Oratory - 1870 - 382 pages
...grave ! Wave, Munich, all thy banners wave And charge with all thy chivalry ! Xx. 132. 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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True Stories of Brave Deeds

George Tooker Hoare - Heroes - 1870 - 292 pages
...ship. His faithful devotion and sense of duty are beautifully depicted in the following lines : — 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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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 pages
...sod, Where first the child's glad spirit loves Its country and its God. CASABIANCA. A Trtte Story, K 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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