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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 Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1878 - 28 pages
...seaman's duty well. I wish our brother landsmen knew One half we jolly tars go through. OASABIAXCA. ТПЕ 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 ho stood,...
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John Heywood's complete guide to the standard examinations, consisting of 24 ...

Alfonzo Gardiner - 1878
...An account of your last school treat on the moors. Grammar. — Parse and analyse (on slate) : — " The boy stood on the burning deck Whence all but he had fled." Additional questions on grammatical forms, with parsing and analysis, from reading books. On card ....
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Clivus, elementary exercises in Latin elegiac verse, Part 2

Arthur Campbell Ainger - 1879
...with dust, mourn them with tears, O Scottish land. I. lux. 2. inclementia. 3. obnoxius. Casablanca. 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 The flames roll'd on — he would...
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The Children's Garland from the Best Poets: Selected and Arranged by ...

Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore - Children's poetry, English - 1879 - 344 pages
...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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From Gothic Windows to Peacocks: American Embossed Leather Bindings, 1825-1855

Edwin Wolf - Bookbinding - 1990 - 231 pages
...Dorothea Hemans, still recalled by "The breaking waves dashed high / On a stern and rock-bound coast" and "The boy stood on the burning deck, / Whence all but he had fled." More difficult to understand was the frequent offering as a gift of The Course of T1me, a Miltonic...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...superiority. (1. 29-32) LiTM; NBLV; NePoEA; PoRA; TwCP FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS (1783-1835) Casablanca 1 t hangs on the bough. (V, i) AWP; BoTP; CH; CTC; E1L; FaBV; GN; He flame that lit the battle's wreck. Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood,...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 pages
...England," illustrated by Miss LB Humphrey, was published in Boston by Lee and Shepard in 1883. 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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Romanticism & Gender

Anne Kostelanetz Mellor - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 275 pages
...realm, they prove futile and self-destructive, as Hemans suggested in her most famous poem, Casablanca: 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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Maya Archaeologist

John Eric Sidney Thompson - History - 1994 - 284 pages
...Correlation C. It was well worth waiting for. At one time it looked as though I was cast for the role of "The boy stood on the burning deck whence all but he had fled," but now that the flames are quenched, the passengers are rowing back to the old ship as fast as they...
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The Careful Writer

Theodore M. Bernstein - Education - 1995 - 487 pages
...Oxford Dictionary of Quotations and Bartletfs Familiar Quotations present the famous line as follows: "The boy stood on the burning deck, whence all but he had fled. . . ." But Bartlett carries this footnote: "The first American edition of Mrs. Hemans's Poems (1826)...
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