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" Had I a sword of keener steel — That blue blade that the king's son bears, — but this Blunt thing — !" he snapt and flung it from his hand, And lowering crept away and left the field. Then came the king's son, wounded, sore bestead, And weaponless,... "
Ingalls of Kansas: A Character Study - Page 129
by William Elsey Connelley - 1909 - 232 pages
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The Power of an Endless Life and Other Sermons

John White Chadwick - 1891 - 257 pages
...broken sword, Hilt-buried in the dry and trodden sand, And ran and snatched it, and, with battle-shout Lifted afresh, he hewed his enemy down, And saved a great cause that heroic day." The name of this king's son ? O friends ! he has had, and he has, a thousand names; for I could safely...
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The Power of an Endless Life and Other Sermons

John White Chadwick - 1891 - 257 pages
...broken sword, Hilt-buried in the dry and trodden sand, And ran and snatched it, and, with battle-shout Lifted afresh, he hewed his enemy down, And saved a great cause that heroic day." The name of this king's son ? O friends ! he has had, and he has, a thousand names ; for I could safely...
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Younger American Poets, 1830-1890

Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen, Goodridge Bliss Roberts - 1891 - 666 pages
...broken sword, Hilt-buried in the dry and trodden sand, And ran and snatched it, and with battle-shout Lifted afresh he hewed his enemy down, And saved a great cause that heroic day. FIVE LIVES. FIVE mites of monads dwelt in a round drop That twinkled on a leaf by a pool in the sun....
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Sermons

Price Collier - 1892 - 266 pages
...broken sword, Hilt-buried in the dry and trodden sand, And ran and snatched it, and with battle-shout Lifted afresh, he hewed his enemy down, And saved a great cause that heroic day." Yes, when the king's son comes, when nature's real royalty comes, they snatch up the weapons other...
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Thoughts for the Thoughtful

Adelaide S. Seaverns - 1893 - 368 pages
...Then came the king's son wounded, sore bestead, And weaponless, and saw the broken sword, Hilt buried in the dry and trodden sand, And ran and snatched...enemy down, And saved a great cause that heroic day. — ER Sill. JUST as you now play a piece without the music and do not think what notes you strike,...
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POEMS

EDWARD ROWLAND SILL - 1893
...broken sword, Hilt-buried in the dry and trodden sand, And ran and snatched it, and with battleshout Lifted afresh he hewed his enemy down, And saved a great cause that heroic day. HOME. HERE lies a little city in the hills; White are its roofs, dim is each dwelling's door, And peace...
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The Life Beyond: This Mortal Must Put on Immortality

George Hughes Hepworth - 1894 - 116 pages
...broken sword Hilt-buried in the dry and trodden sand, And ran and snatched it ; and with battle-shout Lifted afresh, he hewed his enemy down, And saved a great cause that heroic day." " You shame me, Master," I cried in mingled pain and pride, " with your cutting words. And yet, though...
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The Connecticut Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, Volume 9

William Farrand Felch, George C. Atwell, H. Phelps Arms, Francis Trevelyan Miller - 1905
...weaponless, and saw the broken sword, Hilt-buried in the dry and trodden sand, And ran and snatched if, and with battle shout Lifted afresh he hewed his enemy down, And saved a great cause that heroic day. To return briefly to another incident of Colonial history, Winthrop tells us at considerably greater...
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The Treasury of American Sacred Song: With Notes Explanatory and Biographical

William Garrett Horder - 1896 - 387 pages
...broken sword, Hilt-buried in the dry and trodden sand, And ran and snatched it, and with battle-shout Lifted afresh he hewed his enemy down, And saved a great cause that heroic day. Jjooqut'n Qfltffer HOPE WHAT song is well sung not of sorrow? What triumph well won without pain? What...
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Through Love to Light: A Selection of Songs of Good Courage

John White Chadwick - 1896 - 211 pages
...broken sword, Hilt buried in the dry and trodden sand, And ran, and snatched it, and with battle-shout Lifted afresh he hewed his enemy down, And saved a great cause that heroic day. EVER WOMANLY. SET her among the angels! let her shine a star! Nay, call her woman, never more divine...
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