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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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Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The nineteenth century

Eric L. Haralson, John Hollander - 1998 - 536 pages
...king's son, who is wounded and has lost his sword, stumbles upon the broken sword, and with a battle cry "Lifted afresh he hewed his enemy down, / And saved a great cause that heroic day." Sill makes the point that it is not the trappings of wealth or royalty that give the prince courage...
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Where the Spirit of the Lord Is

Jim McGuiggan - 2010 - 272 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. Raise your arches, O ye gates, raise yourselves, you ancient doors! Welcome the glorious King. —...
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Where the Spirit of the Lord Is

Jim McGuiggan - 2010 - 272 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. Raise your arches, O ye gates, raise yourselves, you ancient doors! Welcome the glorious King. —...
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Opportunity: Optimizing Life's Chances

Donald Morris - 2006 - 461 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. "Opportunity Talks," William J. Lampton (19th century) YES. I am Opportunity; But, say, young man....
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