Simple stories from English history, from the Roman invasion to queen Victoria

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Pagina 89 - Thy choicest gifts in store On her be pleased to pour; Long may she reign: May she defend our laws, And ever give us cause To sing with heart and voice God save the Queen.
Pagina 11 - WHEN the British warrior queen, Bleeding from the Roman rods, Sought, with' an indignant mien, Counsel of her country's gods, Sage beneath the spreading oak Sat the Druid, hoary chief; Every burning word he spoke Full of rage and full of grief.
Pagina 11 - Other Romans shall arise, Heedless of a soldier's name, Sounds, not arms, shall win the prize, Harmony the path to fame. Then the progeny that springs From the forests of our land, Armed with thunder, clad with wings, Shall a wider world command.
Pagina 11 - Such the bard's prophetic words, Pregnant with celestial fire, Bending as he swept the chords Of his sweet but awful lyre. She, with all a monarch's pride, Felt them in her bosom glow ; Rushed to battle, fought, and died, — Dying, hurled them at the foe.
Pagina 89 - GOD save our gracious Queen, Long live our noble Queen, GOD save the Queen. Send her victorious, Happy and glorious, Long to reign over us...
Pagina 11 - Then the progeny that springs From the forests of our land, Armed with thunder, clad with wings, Shall a wider world command. " Regions Caesar never knew Thy posterity shall sway, Where his eagles never flew, None invincible as they.
Pagina 92 - Campbell — PLEASURES OF HOPE, - 0 2 Pope — ESSAY ON MAN, - 0 3 Goldsmith— TRAVELLER, &c., 0 2 Cowper— THE TASK, Book I., 0 2 Scott — LADY OF THE LAKE, Cantos I. and II., - 0 3 Do. do., Canto V., 0 2 LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL, Cantos I.
Pagina 92 - MANUAL OF GEOGRAPHY, Physical, Political, and Commercial, for Higher Class Schools. By WM. LAWSON, FRGS With Maps and Illustrations. Post 8vo, cloth.
Pagina 14 - She ran hastily and removed them, scolding the king for his shameful negligence, and exclaiming, "You man! you will not turn the bread you see burning, but you will be glad enough to eat it.

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