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" 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 stirred To life at that woman's deed and word: "Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog! March on! "
In War Time and Other Poems - Page 61
by John Greenleaf Whittier - 1864 - 152 pages
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet: Combining 100 Choice Selections ...

1876
...life at that woman's deed and word. "Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog 1 March on 1" he said. All day long through Frederick street Sounded...tread of marching feet; All day long that free flag tos>'d Over the heads of the rebel host. Ever its torn folds rose and fell On the loyal winds that...
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The Youth's Liberal Guide for Their Moral Culture and Religious Enlightenment

Hermann Marcus Kottinger - 1877 - 180 pages
...said. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame O'er the face of the leader came ; The nobler nature within stirred To life at that woman's deed and word ; "...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 that...
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Favorite Poems

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1877 - 96 pages
...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...Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog I March on ! " he said. All day long through Frederick street Sounded the tread of marching feet :...
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Macleod's First text-book of elocution

Alfred Macleod - 1877
...with a royal will. " Shoot, if you must, this grey old head, But spare your country's flag," she said. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over the face...woman's deed and word : " Who touches a hair of yon grey head Dies like a dog ! March on ! " he said. All day long through Frederick-street Sounded the...
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Our Country: A Household History of the United States for All ..., Volume 3

Benson John Lossing - 1877 - 2040 pages
...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 him stirrM 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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A Graded Test Spelling-book: To which are Added Sentences for Analysis and ...

Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert - 1877 - 104 pages
...they trod ; They have left unstained what there they found, Freedom to worship God. — Hemans. 6. Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog ! March on ! he said. — Whittier. 7. Under a spreading chestnut-tree The village smithy stands ; The smith, a mighty man...
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The Code poetical reader, by a teacher

Code poetical reader - 1877
...royal will. " Shoot, if you must, this old grey head, 35 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. 40 " Who touches a hair of yon...
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The United States Reader[, Embracing Selections from Eminent American ...

John Jacob Anderson - 1878 - 414 pages
...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...tread of marching feet ; All day long that free flag toss'd Over the heads of the rebel host Ever its torn folds rose and fell On the loyal winds that loved...
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Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1878 - 413 pages
...royal will. " Shoot, if you must, this old gray head, But spare your country's flag," she said. Л shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over the face...long through Frederick street Sounded the tread of inarching feet : All day long that free flag tost Over the heads of the rebel hostv Ever its torn folds...
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Poetical Works

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1878
...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...a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog ! March on ! r' he said. All day long through Frederick street Sounded the tread of marching feet : All day long...
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