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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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A poetry-book of modern poets, selected and arranged by A. B. Edwards

Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards - 1879
...with a royal will. " Shoot, if you must, this old grey 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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Ballads and Lyrics

Henry Cabot Lodge - 1880 - 394 pages
...heart was loyal yet. Up the street came the rebel tread, Stonewall Jackson riding ahead. Under bis slouched hat left and right He glanced: the old flag...blush of shame, Over the face of the leader came ; The nohler nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word 44 Who touches a hair of yon...
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History of the Flag of the United States of America: And of the Naval and ...

George Henry Preble - 1880 - 815 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...a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog ! March on I " he said. All day long through Frederick street Sounded the tread of marching feet : All day long...
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History of the Flag of the United States of America: And of the Naval and ...

George Henry Preble - 1880 - 815 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 1 March on 1 " he said. All day long through Frederick street Sounded the tread of marching feet :...
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History of the Flag of the United States of America: And of the Naval and ...

George Henry Preble - 1880 - 815 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...him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word : All day long through Frederick street Sounded the tread of marching feet : All day long that free...
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Poetical Works

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1881
...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...him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word : 3*9 ** Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a do& ! March on ! " he said. All daylong through...
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Macleod's First text-book of elocution

Alfred Macleod - 1881
...nature within him stirred To life, at that woman's deed and word : " Who touches a hair of yon grey head " Dies like a dog ! March on ! " he said. All...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...
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History of Frederick County, Maryland, Volume 1

Thomas John Chew Williams, Folger McKinsey - 1967 - 1724 pages
...gray head, But »pare your country's flag," she said. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame. Over ike face of the leader came; The nobler nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word. "Wko touches ti hair of yon gray head Diet like a dog! March on !" he said. All dijr long through Frederick...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 pages
...with a royal will. "Shoot, if you must, this old gray head, But spare your country's flag," she said. be And urge the mind to aftersight and foresight, 66 First, the cold fr (1. 33—38) A "Who touches a hair of yon gray head Ichabod 11 So fallen! so lost! the light withdrawn...
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The Columbia Book of Civil War Poetry

Richard Marius - 1994 - 543 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...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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