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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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America's Message

Will Christopher Wood, Alice Cecilia Cooper, Frederick A. Rice - 1925 - 347 pages
...broken sword, Hilt-buried in the dry and trodden sand, And ran and snatched it, and with battle-shout Lifted afresh he he.wed his enemy down, And saved a great cause that heroic day. ON BECOMING AN AMERICAN CITIZEN EDWARD A. STEINER When a foreigner becomes an American citizen he must...
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Modern American Poetry: A Critical Anthology

Louis Untermeyer - 1925 - 621 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. SOLITUDE All alone — alone, Calm, as on a kingly throne, Take thy place in the crowded land, Self-centred...
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Modern American Poetry: A Critical Anthology

Louis Untermeyer - 1925 - 621 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. SOLITUDE All alone — alone, Calm, as on a kingly throne, Take thy place in the crowded land, Self-centred...
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Grammar and composition

Effie Belle McFadden - 1925
...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. GETTYSBURG ADDRESS ABRAHAM LINCOLN Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this...
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School Poetry for Oral Expression

Edwin Du Bois Shurter, Dwight Everett Watkins - 1925 - 264 pages
...broken sword, Hilt-buried in the dry and trodden sand, And saw and snatched it ; and with battle-shout Lifted afresh, he hewed his enemy down, And saved a great cause that heroic day. Abou Ben Adhem Leigh Hunt For biographical note concerning the author, see "The Grasshopper and the...
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Education Manual, Issue 131, Part 1

United States Armed Forces Institute - 1942
...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 FOOLS PRAYER The royal feast was done; the King Sought some new sport to banish care, The jester...
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Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives and Senate of the ...

United States. 86th Cong., 2d sess., 1960, United States. Congress - 1960 - 109 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. to Bafatb tflcHee ijall WEDNESDAY, February 17, 1960. Mr. BROOKS of Louisiana. Mr. Speaker, on this...
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Light From Many Lamps

Lillian Watson - 1988 - 352 pages
...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. In the glowing imagery of these lines is reflected the poet's own gallant life. Edward Sill knew his...
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Famous Poems from Bygone Days

Martin Gardner - 1995 - 177 pages
...hroken sword, Hilt-huried in the dry and trodden sand, And ran and snatched it, and with hattle-shout Lifted afresh he hewed his enemy down, And saved a great cause that heroic day. ARABELLA EUGENIE SMITH (1844-1916) BELLE SMITH, as she liked to he called, is another of Burton Stevenson's...
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The Six Steps in Mental Mastery

Henry H. Brown - 1996 - 105 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. — ER Sill. III. The Imperative — / Ought Every man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat...
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