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" 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. "
Poems [ed. by J. Newton]. Illustr. with engr. from the designs of R. Westall - Page 348
by William Cowper - 1810
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English Poems from Chaucer to Kipling

Thomas Marc Parrott, Augustus White Long - 1902 - 401 pages
...clad with wings, Shall a wider world command. 'Regions Caesar never knew Thy posterity shall sway, 30 Where his eagles never flew, None invincible as they.'...with celestial fire, Bending as he swept the chords 35 Of his sweet but awful lyre. She, with all a monarch's pride, Felt them in her bosom glow, Rushed...
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War Songs of Britain

Harold Edgeworth Butler - 1903 - 239 pages
...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."...her bosom glow; Rush'd to battle, fought, and died, Dying, hurl'd them at the foe. " Ruffians, pitiless as proud, Heaven awards the vengeance due ; Empire...
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Palgrave's Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1903
...Muse's flame." Cowper borrowed this line for his Boadicea : " Such the bard's prophetic words, Preqnant with celestial fire, Bending as he swept the chords Of his sweet but awful lyre." 47. Cp. Ovid, Heroides, v. 86 (CEnone Paridi) Sunt mihi quas posmit sceptra decere manus, "I have hands...
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Citizenship and the Duties of a Citizen

Walter Lorenzo Sheldon - 1904 - 466 pages
...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."...all a monarch's pride, Felt them in her bosom glow; Rushed to battle, fought and died— Dying, hurled them at the foe. Ruffians, pitiless as proud, Heaven...
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Citizenship and the Duties of a Citizen

Walter Lorenzo Sheldon - 1904 - 466 pages
...wider world command. Thy posterity shall sway; Where his eagles never flew, "Regions Csesar never knew None invincible as they." Such the bard's prophetic...all a monarch's pride, Felt them in her bosom glow; Rushed to battle, fought and died— Dying, hurled them at the foe. Ruffians, pitiless as proud, Heaven...
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Notes to Palgrave's Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics, Books I-IV

John Henry Fowler - 1904 - 250 pages
...46. flre, inspiration: cp. 1. 72, "the Muse's flame." Cowper borrowed this line for his Boadicea : " Such the bard's prophetic words, Pregnant with celestial...he swept the chords Of his sweet but awful lyre." 47. Cp. Ovid, Heroides, v. 86 (CEnone Paridi) Sunt mihi quas possint sceptra decere manus, " I have...
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The Excelsior History Readers: Book 2-4

1904
...Csesar never knew Thy posterity shall sway ; Where his eagles never flew, None invincible as they." 9. Such the bard's prophetic words, Pregnant with celestial...as he swept the chords Of his sweet but awful lyre. 10. Sfyefwith all a monarch's pride, ''Felt them in her bosom glow ; Rush'd to battle, fought, and...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1905 - 741 pages
...clad with wings, Shall a wider world command. " Regions Ctesar never knew Thy posterity shall sway, Where his eagles never flew, None invincible as they."...all a monarch's pride, Felt them in her bosom glow, Rushed to battle, fought and died, Dying, hurled them at the foe. " Ruffians, pitiless as proud, Heaven...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1905 - 741 pages
...wings, Shall a wider world command. " Regions Caesar never knew Thy posterity shall sway, Where nis eagles never flew, None invincible as they." Such...all a monarch's pride, Felt them in her bosom glow, Rushed to battle, fought and died, Dying, hurled them at the foe. " Ruffians, pitiless as proud, Heaven...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1905 - 672 pages
...Thy posterity shall sway, Where his eagles never flew, - --'-'• None invincible as they. - ' • 32 Such the bard's prophetic words, Pregnant with celestial...bosom glow ; . . Rush'd to battle, fought, and died ; Dying, hurl'd them at the foe. 40 Ruffians, pitiless as proud, Heav'n awards the vengeance due ;...
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