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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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Doctor Leeds' Selection of Popular Epic Recitations for Minstrel and Stage Use

Robert X. Leeds - 1999 - 332 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...came; The nobler nature within him stirred To life at the woman's deed and word; "Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog! March on!" he said....
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Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, Volume 32

1908
...old gray head, but spare yoqr country's flag,' she said," and it is recorded of General Jackson — " 'Who touches a hair of yon gray head, dies like a dog — march on' — he said." Barbara Frietchie's work is o'er and the general rides on his raids no more and ever the stars above...
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Poems for America

Carmela Ciuraru - 2007 - 256 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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For Which It Stands: An Anecdotal Biography of the American Flag

Michael Corcoran - 2007 - 192 pages
...forth with 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...yon gray head Dies like a dog! March on!" he said. After four years, the Civil War ended with a Union victory. On Monday, April 10, 1865, the New York...
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Amelia Peabody's Egypt: A Compendium

Elizabeth Peters, Kristen Whitbread - 2003 - 336 pages
...blusher, believe it or not, was Stonewall Jackson, who responded to Dame Barbara's challenge with a curt "'Who touches a hair of yon gray head, Dies like a dog! March on!' he said." They really knew how to write poetry in those days. 5. "lolanthe" by Gilbert and Sullivan. The Emersons...
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Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

Geoffrey O'Brien, Billy Collins - 2007 - 544 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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Selected Poems

John Greenleaf Whittier, Brenda Wineapple - 2004 - 187 pages
...the silken scarf; "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...came; The nobler nature within him stirred To life at the woman's deed and word: "Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog! March on!" he said....
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The Quotable Dog Lover

Patricia M. Sherwood - 2004 - 272 pages
...get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too. NOEL LANGLEY (B. 1911) THE WIZARD OF Oz (SCREENPLAY) "Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog! March on!" he said. JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER BARBARA FRIETCHIE (1864) Then hey for boot and horse, lad, And round the world...
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Trust: Reaching the 100 Million Missing Voters and Other Selected Essays

Farai Chideya - 2004 - 224 pages
...with plenty of drama. "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 . . . "Who touches a hair on yon gray head Dies like a dog! March on!" he said. The fact that my mother...
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Poets of the Civil War

J. D. McClatchy - 2005 - 211 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...came; The nobler nature within him stirred To life at the woman's deed and word: "Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog! March on!" he said....
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