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" O Beautiful ! my Country ! ours once more ! Smoothing thy gold of war-dishevelled hair O'er such sweet brows as never other wore, And letting thy set lips, Freed from wrath's pale eclipse, The rosy edges of their smile lay bare, What words divine of lover... "
Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders from Early ... - Page 10934
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Bugle-echoes: A Collection of the Poetry of the Civil War, Northern and Southern

Francis Fisher Browne - 1886 - 336 pages
...letting thy set lips, The rosy edges of their smile lay bare, What words divine of lover or of poet Could tell our love and make thee know it, Among the Nations...doubt thee, But ask whatever else, and we will dare ! JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL. HEROES OF THE SOUTH. [From an Ode on the Valor and Sufferings of Confederate...
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History of the Eighth Regiment Vermont Volunteers. 1861-1865

George N. Carpenter - 1886 - 335 pages
...welded at the forge of carnage, he might adopt the noble sentiment of Lowell, and say of his country : " What were our lives without thee ? What all our lives...doubt thee ; But ask whatever else, and we will dare." The particular school of military experience in which the members of the Eighth Vermont learned the...
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Life of James Russell Lowell

Emma Elizabeth Brown - 1887 - 321 pages
...wrath's pale eclipse, The rosy edges of their smile lay bare, What words divine of lover or of poet Could tell our love and make thee know it, Among the Nations...doubt thee, But ask whatever else, and we will dare ! " Among other " Poems of the War," written at this time, was " The Washers of the Shroud," in which...
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History of the Ninety-sixth Regiment: Illinois Volunteer Infantry

Charles Addison Partridge - 1887 - 938 pages
...mankind ! Oh, Beautiful ! my Country ! ours once more, What words divine of lover or of poet Could tell our love and make thee know it, Among the Nations...lives without thee ? What all our lives to save thee T We reck not what we gave thee ; We will not dare to doubt thse, But ask whatever else, and we will...
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Annual Record of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachussets

Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts - 1887
...and here with you again we pledge our love and say: — 11 O Beautiful I My country 1 Ours once more. What were our lives without thee ? What all our lives to save thee ? We reck not hat we gave thee ; We will not dare to doubt thee. But ask whatever else, and we will dare I " [Prolonged...
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Reminiscences of the War

Abraham R. Howbert - 1888 - 388 pages
...What words divine of lover or of poet Could tell our love and make thee know it, Among the nation's bright beyond compare: What were our lives without...doubt thee, But ask whatever else, and we will dare." " My country 'tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing; Land where our fathers died, Land...
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Life of Walter Harriman: With Selections from His Speeches and Writings

Amos Hadley - 1888 - 385 pages
...nurseries of American thrift, culture, and statesmanship ! " Oh, beautiful, my country ! ours once more 1 What were our lives without thee ; What all our lives...what we gave thee ; We will not dare to doubt thee. Bow down, dear land, for thou hast found release ; Bow down in prayer and praise. Thy God, in these...
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The Writings of James Russell Lowell, Volume 10

James Russell Lowell - 1890 - 212 pages
...wrath's pale eclipse, The rosy edges of their smile lay bare, What words divine of lover or of poet Could tell our love and make thee know it, Among the Nations...doubt thee, But ask whatever else, and we will dare ! L'ENVOI TO THE MUSE WHITHER ? Albeit I follow fast, In all life's circuit I but find, Not where thou...
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Poems: Poems of the war. L'envoi. The cathedral. Three memorial poems ...

James Russell Lowell - 1890
...wrath's pale eclipse, The rosy edges of their smile lay bare, What words divine of lover or of poet Could tell our love and make thee know it, Among the Nations...doubt thee, But ask whatever else, and we will dare I L'ENVOI TO THE MUSE WHITHER ? Albeit I follow fast, • In all life's circuit I but find, Not where...
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The Day's Message

Susan Coolidge - 1890 - 366 pages
...wrath's pale eclipse, The rosy edges of their smile lay bare. What words divine of lover or of poet Could tell our love and make thee know it, Among the nations...doubt thee, But ask whatever else and we will dare ! IBID. , young heroes, safe in immortal youth as those of Homer, you at least' carried your ideal...
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