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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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American War Poetry: An Anthology

Lorrie Goldensohn - 2006 - 413 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...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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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 pages
...must, this old gray head, But spare your country's flag," she said. "Barbara Frietchie" 1. 35 (1863) 4 rating to some country where they make no pretense of loving liberty— t "Barbara Frietchie" 1. 41 (1863) Robert Whittington English grammarian, fl. 1521 1 [Of Thomas More:]...
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The Former People

Abraham Rothberg - 2005 - 261 pages
...Then, his mother's voice turning darker essayed her imitation of Stonewall Jackson's bass command: Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog! March on! he said. It was a full minute before Cleve heard Ashton-Watts' high-pitched Oxford whinny telling Rourke how,...
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Newcomer's Handbook for Moving to And Living in Washington D.C.: Including ...

Mike Livingston - 2006 - 421 pages
...country's flag," she said. Moved by her gallantry, General Stonewall Jackson turned to his rebels, stating "Who touches a hair of yon gray head dies like a dog; march on." Whether that story is embellished or not, the Civil War raged through Northern Virginia, Western Maryland,...
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History of the Colored Race in America

William T. Alexander - 2003 - 608 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...gray head Dies like a dog ! March on ! " he said. All dny long through Frederick street Sounded the tread of marching feet: All day long that free flag toss'd...
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Maryland Voices of the Civil War

Charles W. Mitchell - 2007 - 548 pages
...with a royal will. "Shoot, if you must, this old gray head, But spare your country's flag." she said. The nobler nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word: (&f @ ^ CAMP SONG OF THE MARYLAND LINE. As Sung by the BaItimore Boys in Richmond. — -•- — TCXE...
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Building Fluency Through Practice & Performance: Grade 5: Grade 5

Timothy Rasinski, Lorraine Griffith - 2008 - 128 pages
..."Shoot, if you must, this old gray head, but spare your country's flag," Reader 7: she said. Reader 8: A shade of sadness, a blush of shame over the face...him stirred to life at that woman's deed and word. Jackson: "Who touches a hair on yon gray head dies like a dog! March on!" Reader 8: Reader 3: Reader...
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