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" Under his spurning feet the road Like an arrowy Alpine river flowed, And the landscape sped away behind Like an ocean flying before the wind, And the steed, like a bark fed with furnace ire, Swept on, with his wild eye full of fire. "
THE LOYAL WEST IN THE Times of the Rebellion; ALSO, BEFORE AND SINCE: BRING ... - Page 223
by JOHN W. BARBER - 1865
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Wisconsin Journal of Education, Volume 27

1897
...with furnace ire. Swept on, with his wild eye full of fire. But lo! he is nearing his heart's desire; He is snuffing the smoke of the roaring fray, With...stragglers, and then the retreating troops. > What was done? What to do? a glance told him both; Then striking his spurs, with a terrible oath He dashed down...
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 436 pages
...heart's desire : He is snuffing the smoke of the roaring fray, With Sheridan only five miles away. 6 The first that the general saw were the groups Of...stragglers, and then the retreating troops. "What was done — what to do — a glance told him both ; Then striking his spurs, with a muttered oath, He...
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 436 pages
...wind ; And the steed, with his wild eyes full of fire, Swept on to the goal of his heart's desire : He is snuffing the smoke of the roaring fray, With Sheridan only five miles away. i 6 The first that the general saw were the groups Of stragglers, and then the retreating troops. What...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 83

1864
...furnace ire, Swept on, with his wild eyes full of fire. But lo ! he is nearing his heart's desire, — He is snuffing the smoke of the roaring fray, With...The first that the general saw were the groups Of Btnifrglc-rs, and then the retreating troops ; — What was done — what to do — a glance told him...
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The Progressive Third Reader: For Public and Private Schools : Containing ...

Salem Town, Nelson M. Holbrook - 1864 - 320 pages
...furnace ire, Swept on, with his wild eye full of fire. But lo ! he is nearing his heart's desire : He is snuffing the smoke of the roaring fray, With Sheridan only five miles away. 6. The first that the General saw were the groups Of stragglers, and then the retreating troops : What...
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A Summer Story: Sheridan's Ride, and Other Poems

Thomas Buchanan Read - 1865 - 144 pages
...furnace ire, Swept on, with his wild eye full of fire. But lo ! he is nearing his heart's desire ; He is snuffing the smoke of the roaring fray, With...stragglers, and then the retreating troops, What was done ? what to do ? a glance told him both, Then striking his spurs, with a terrible oath, He dashed...
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LESSONS IN ELOCUTION

ALLEN A. GRIFFITH - 1865
...Swept on with his wild eyes full of fire, But, lo! he is near ing his heart's desire — He is stuffing the smoke of the roaring fray, With Sheridan only...stragglers, and then the retreating troops ; What was done — what to do — a glance told him both, And striking his spurs with a terrible oath, He dashed...
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The Story of the Thirty Eighth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers: By ...

George Whitefield Powers - 1866 - 308 pages
...furnace ire, Swept on, with his wild eyes full of fire ; But lo ! he is nearing his heart's desire, — He is snuffing the smoke of the roaring fray, With...stragglers, and then the retreating troops. What was done — what to do — a glance told him both ; Then striking his spurs with a terrible oath, He dashed...
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Poetry, Lyrical, Narrative and Satirical, of the Civil War

Richard Grant White - 1866 - 334 pages
...furnace ire, Swept on, with his wild eyes full of fire. But lo ! he is nearing his heart's desire ; He is snuffing the smoke of the roaring fray, With...stragglers, and then the retreating troops : What was done — what to do — a glance told him both ; Then striking his spure, with a terrrible oath, He...
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Anecdotes, Poetry, and Incidents of the War: North and South. 1860-1865

Frank Moore - 1866 - 560 pages
...furnace ire, Swept on with his wild eyes full of fire. But lo ! he is nearing his heart's desire ; He is snuffing the smoke of the roaring fray, With...stragglers, and then the retreating troops. What was done — what to do — a glance told him both; Then, striking his spurs, with a terrible oath, He...
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