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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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The Teaching of English: From the Sixteenth Century to 1870

Ian Michael - 1987 - 634 pages
...mien, Counsel of her country's gods . . . Q. What other preposition might be used for of (line 4)? Such the bard's prophetic words, Pregnant with celestial fire, Bending, as he swept the chords Of the sweet but awful lyre. Q. Why bending? (Edward Hughes, p. 4) t852 (On Macbeth, Act One) Q. i. What...
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Images of Women in Peace and War: Cross-cultural and Historical Perspectives

Sharon Macdonald, Pat Holden, Shirley Ardener - 1988 - 240 pages
...speech by a Druid chief, and Boadicea's own part is but briefly mentioned in her reaction to his words: She, with all a monarch's pride, Felt them in her bosom glow, Rush'd to battle, fought and died; Dying hurl'd them at the foe. (Cowper, [1967], p. 310) Boadicea's gender here has no reference to contemporary...
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