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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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Keep Up Your Courage: Key-notes to Success

Mary Allette Ayer - 1908 - 198 pages
...broken sword Hilt buried in the dry and sodden 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. — ER Sill. Wendell Holmes says that it does not matter so much where one stands as the direction...
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The Lure of the City: A Book for Young Men

David James Burrell - 1908 - 284 pages
...sore bested, And weaponless, and saw the broken sword, And ran and snatched it, and, with battle-shout Lifted afresh, he hewed his enemy down, And saved a great cause that heroic day. Let us hear, then, the conclusion of the whole matter ; If thou hast aught to do, do it now ! In that...
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The Howe Readers: A fifth reader

Will David Howe, Myron Thomas Pritchard, Elizabeth Virginia Brown - 1909
...flung it from his hand, And lowering crept away and left the field. Then came the king's son, wounded, sore bestead, And weaponless, and saw the broken sword,...enemy down, And saved a great cause that heroic day. A VISIT TO THE WEECK (From Swiss Family Mobinsori) JOHANN EUDOLP \V"YSS After breakfast, Fritz and...
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A Valid Christianity for To-day

Charles David Williams - 1909 - 289 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." CHAPTER XVI THE PARTIAL VIEW Numbers xriii. 13. "And Balak said unto Balaam, ' Come, I pray thee, with...
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Elson Grammar School Readers: Books 1-4, Book 4

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - 1909
...broken sword, Hilt-buried in the dry and trodden sand, 15 And ran and snatched it, and with battle-shout Lifted afresh he hewed his enemy down, And saved a great cause that heroic day. HELPS TO STUDY Biographical: Edward Rowland Sill was born in Connecticut in 1841. He graduated at Yale...
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A Fourth Reader

Frank Ellsworth Spaulding, Catherine Turner Bryce - 1909 - 376 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. — EmvAUD ROWLAND SILL. 292 r^ } OrowelK^eed.and-blowelfrineadi S *f .-ąS n, n.<r limit on tnrhsous...
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Child Classics, Book 5

Georgia Alexander - 1909
...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. Valor consists in the power of self-recovery, so that a man can not have his flank turned, can not...
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Elson Grammar School Reader: Book four

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - 1909 - 392 pages
...broken sword, Hilt-buried in the dry and trodden sand, 15 And ran and snatched it, and with battle-shout Lifted afresh he hewed his enemy down, And saved a great cause that heroic day. * By permission of Houghton, Mifflin & Co. HELPS TO STUDY Biographical: Edward Rowland Sill was born...
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Soul and Body: A Book of Sermons Preached in the Church of the Divine ...

Frank Oliver Hall - 1909 - 218 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." A true man with a broken sword is better than a craven with a whole one. A true man with one talent...
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Child Classics: The Fifth Reader

Georgia Alexander, Grace Alexander - 1909 - 384 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. Valor consists in the power of self-'recovery, so that a man can not have his flank turned, can not...
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