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" She leaned far out on the window-sill, And shook it forth with a royal will. "Shoot, if you must, this old gray head, But spare your country's flag," she said. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over the face of the leader came; The nobler nature within... "
The Living Age ... - Page 205
1863
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 117

1916
...as a little boy of six who was reciting 'Barbara Frietchie" to me. After reciting the lines, — ' Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog! March on! ' he said, — with great elocutionary fire, he stopped suddenly; and then, after a moment's thought, he asked,...
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The Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 364 pages
...Shoot, if you must, this old gray head, But spare your country's flag," she said. 4 A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over the face of the leader came;...Sounded the tread of marching feet : All day long that free flag tossed Over the heads of the rebel host. Ever its torn folds rose and fell On the loyal winds...
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The Bugle Blast, Or, Spirit of the Conflict: Comprising Naval and Military ...

E. S. S. Rouse - 1864 - 336 pages
...Shoot, if yon must, the old gray head, But spare your country's flag," she said. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over the face of the leader came...Sounded the tread of marching feet : All day long that free flag tossed Over the heads of the Rebel host ; Ever its torn folds rose and fell On the loyal...
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In War Time and Other Poems

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1864 - 152 pages
...; She leaned far out on the window-sill, And shook it forth with a royal will. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over the face of the leader came...Sounded the tread of marching feet : All day long that free flag tost Over the heads of the rebel host. Ever its torn folds rose and fell On the loyal winds...
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The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier ...

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1864
...Shoot, if you must, this old gray head, But spare.your country's flag," she said. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over the face of the leader came...Sounded the tread of marching feet : All day long that free flag tost Over the heads of the rebel host. Ever its torn folds rose and fell On the loyal winds...
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The Patriotic Speaker: Consisting of Specimens of Modern Eloquence, Together ...

Robert Raikes Raymond - 1864 - 524 pages
...Shoot, if yon mnst, this old gray head, But spare your country's flag," she said. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame Over the face of the leader came...a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog ! March on 1" he said. All day long, through Frederick street, Sounded the tread of marching feet : All day long...
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Patriotism in Poetry and Prose: Being Selected Passages from Lectures and ...

James Edward Murdoch - 1864 - 172 pages
...Shoot, if you must, this old gray head, But spare your country's flag," she said. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over the face of the leader came; The nobler nature within him stirr'd To life at that woman's deed and word. " Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog!...
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The Wisconsin Farmer, Volume 16

1864
...beat!, But upare your country's fing," she said. A shade of sadness, a blnsh of ehame, Over the faco of the leader came-. The nobler nature within him stirred To life at llmt woman's doird and wort]. " Who touches a hir of yon gray head Dies like a dog I March on!" ho...
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Pen-pictures of the War: Lyrics, Incidents, and Sketches of the Rebellion ...

1864 - 344 pages
...if you must, this gray old head, But spare your country's flag," she said. A shade of sadness, and a blush of shame, Over the face of the leader came ; The noble nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word ; " Who touches a hair of yon...
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Hand-book of Calisthenics and Gymnastics: A Complete Drill-book for Schools ...

James Madison Watson - 1864 - 388 pages
...Shoot, if you must, this old gray head, But .spare your country's flag" she said. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over the face of the leader came ; The noble nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word : " Who touches a hair of yon...
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