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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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Simple poems, ed., with biogr. and notes, by W.E. Mullins

William Edward Mullins - 1874
...cannot tell," said he, " But 'twas a famous victory." ROBERT SOUTHEY. (1774-1843.) II.— 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. 4 Yet beautiful and bright he stood,...
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The Children's Treasury of English Song

Francis Turner Palgrave - Children's poetry - 1875 - 302 pages
...all but firm, like me, And conquest soon will follow ! C. Dibdin " 16* CA SA BIA ffCA 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 ; Yet beautiful and bright he stood...
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Major's New code ... readers, Book 4

Henry Major - 1875
...; but which, when embraced with too much ardour, will perish in the grasp. LORD KAMES. CASABIANCA. "The boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but he had fled ; The flame that lit the battle's wrfck Shone round him o'er the dead. Tet beautiful and bright he stood,...
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A Handbook for Travellers in Egypt: Including Descriptions of the Course of ...

John Murray (Firm) - Egypt - 1875 - 505 pages
...Casabianca, and his son, so beautifully commemorated by Mrs. Hemans, in the touching lines commencing — " The boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but he had fled," io. A few miles to the eastward of Abookeer is an opening, called Madeeah the "Ford," or "Ferry," by...
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An educational selection of poetry: with notes, chiefly historical, compiled ...

T W M - 1876 - 256 pages
...leave without his father's permission. The flames at last reached the powder, and he perished. 3;?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 Treasury of English Song

Francis Turner Palgrave - Children's poetry, English - 1877 - 302 pages
...and all but firm, like me, And conquest soon will follow ! C. Dibdin * 16 * 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 ; Yet beautiful and bright he stood...
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A Grammar Containing the Etymology and Syntax of the English Language: For ...

William Swinton - English language - 1877 - 256 pages
...will. si. Who you spend your evenings with is well known. 7. So you must ride On horseback after we. 8. The boy stood on the burning deck Whence all but he had fled. 9. The money is to be divided between the three brothers. 10. No one but he should be about the king....
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Complete manual of analysis and paraphrasing, by W. Davidson and J.C. Alcock

William Davidson (B.A.) - 1877
...sake." 9. You won it, wore it, kept it, gave it me : Then plain and right must my possession be. JO. The boy stood on the burning deck Whence all but he had fled. 11. Lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face. 12. Albeit you...
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First (Second) poetry book, selected and arranged by C. Geikie, Volume 1

John Cunningham Geikie - 1878
...name. Little Lamb, God bless thee ; Littlo Lamb, God bless thee. -46 — 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.Yet beautiful and bright he stood,...
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The London readers. First (-Sixth) reader

London readers - 1878
...Wolfe. Bam'-parts, walls round fortified | Shroud, a sheet used to cover a corpse, places. 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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