National Hymns: How They are Written and how They are Not Written. A Lyric and National Study for the Times

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Rudd & Carleton, 1861 - 152 pagini
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Pagina 18 - O'er the land of the free, and the home of the brave? On the shore, dimly seen through the mists of the deep, Where the foe's haughty host in dread silence reposes, What is that which the breeze, o'er the towering steep, As it fitfully blows, half conceals, half discloses?
Pagina 42 - King ! Long live our noble King! God save the King! Send him victorious, Happy and glorious, Long to reign over us ! God save the King!
Pagina 40 - God save great George our king! Long live our noble king! God save the king!
Pagina 43 - O Lord our God, arise! Scatter his enemies, And make them fall; Confound their politics, Frustrate their knavish tricks: On Thee our hopes we fix — God save us all!
Pagina 76 - Still more majestic shalt thou rise, More dreadful from each foreign stroke; As the loud blast that tears the skies Serves but to root thy native oak.
Pagina 45 - God Bliss the PRINCE OF WALES The True-born Prince of Wales Sent us by THEE Grant us one favour more The King for to restore As Thou hast done before THE FAMILIB.
Pagina 42 - May she defend our laws, and ever give us cause to sing with heart and voice, God save the Queen.
Pagina 33 - A nation properly signifies a great number of families derived from the same blood, born in the same country, and living under the same government.
Pagina 47 - ... sword in hand with such impetuosity, that in less than ten minutes after the battle began, the king's troops were broken and totally routed. The dragoons fled in the utmost confusion at the first onset ; the general officers, having made some unsuccessful efforts to rally them, thought proper to consult their own safety by an expeditious retreat towards Coldstream on the Tweed.
Pagina 47 - At length, perceiving they had occupied the rising ground to the southward of Falkirk, he ordered his cavalry to advance, and drive them from the eminence; while his infantry formed, and were drawn up in order of battle. The highlanders kept up their fire, and took aim so well, that the assailants were broke by the first volley : they retreated with precipitation, and fell in amongst the infantry, which were likewise discomposed by the wind and rain beating with great violence in their faces, wetting...

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