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" I spake of most disastrous chances, Of moving accidents by flood and field, Of hair-breadth 'scapes i' the imminent deadly breach, Of being taken by the insolent foe And sold to slavery, of my redemption thence And portance in my travels... "
Best Thoughts of Best Thinkers: Amplified, Classified, Exemplified and ... - Page 199
by Hialmer Day Gould, Edward Louis Hessenmueller - 1904 - 643 pages
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The American Quarterly Observer, Volume 3

Bela Bates Edwards - 1834
...the life of Smith will not suffer in comparison with that of any other man. Those who love to read " of most disastrous chances, Of moving accidents by...hair-breadth 'scapes i' the imminent deadly breach," may here be abundantly gratified. 11. Comprehensive Commentary. Vol. I. WE have looked over the...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe: With His Letters and ..., Volume 4

George Crabbe - 1834
...Emilia. Comedy of Errors. I ran it through, ev'n from my boyish days To the very moment that she bad me tell it, Wherein I spake of most disastrous chances, Of moving accidents by flood and field; Of being taken by the insolent foe, And sold to slavery. Othello. An old man, broken with the storms...
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Progressive Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: Particularly Designed to ...

Richard Green Parker - 1835 - 144 pages
...my life From year to year : the battles, sieges, fortunes, That I hnd pist. I ran it through, e'en from my boyish days To the very moment that he bade...accidents by flood and field ; Of hairbreadth 'scapes in th' imminent deadly breach ; Or being taken by the insolent foe, And sold to slavery ; of my redemption...
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Sydney Beresford: A Tale of the Day ...

Louisa Sidney Stanhope - 1835 - 829 pages
...sit, and and pour into the attentive ear of his young master, such details of war and chivalry, such " Disastrous chances, Of moving accidents, by flood,...hair-breadth scapes i' the imminent deadly breach;" that the young spirit, glowing and ardent, would catch the thrill, and pant for the hour to prove it....
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Sketches of Germany and the Germans: With a Glance at Poland ..., Volume 1

Edmund Spencer - 1836 - 365 pages
...fate introduced to the house of my relative the brave Pole, who, like Othello, spokt " Of most disastrous chances ; Of moving accidents by...being taken by the insolent foe, And sold to slavery." And the lovely daughter of his host thought " it was pitiful, wondrous pitiful ;" and gave him,...
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Sketches of Germany and the Germans: With a Glance at Poland ..., Volume 1

Edmund Spencer - 1836 - 365 pages
...appeared, that fate introduced to the house of my relative the brave Pole, who, like Othello, spoke " Of most disastrous chances ; Of moving accidents by...being taken by the insolent foe, And sold to slavery." And the lovely daughter of his host thought " it was pitiful, wondrous pitiful ;" and gave him,...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - 1836 - 504 pages
...the story of my life, From year to year ; the battles, sieges, fortunes, That I have passed. I run it through, even from my boyish days, To the very moment that he bade me tell it. Wherein I spoke of most disastrous chances ; Of moving accidents, by flood and field ; ' Of hairbreadth 'scapes...
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King Lear. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello

William Shakespeare - 1836
...the story of my life, From year to year ; the battles, sieges, fortunes, That I have passed. I ran it through, even from my boyish days, To the very moment that he bade me tell it. Wherein I spoke of most disastrous chances, Of moving accidents, by flood, and field ; Of hair-breadth scapes...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - 1836 - 392 pages
...story of my life, From year to year ; the battles, sieges, fortunes, That I have past. I run it thro', even from my boyish days, To the very moment that he bade me tell it: Wherein I spoke of most disastrous chances; Of moving accidents, by flood and field; Of hair-breadth 'scapes...
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A Discourse Delivered at Providence, August 5, L836: In Commemoration of the ...

John Pitman - 1836 - 72 pages
...her commander had deserted, and brought her in safety around the Cape of Good Hope. We might tell " Of moving accidents, by flood and field : Of hair-breadth 'scapes i' the imminent deadly breach ;" of Hopkins, Talbot, Whipple, Thomas ; of Barton, Cornell ; of our Greenes and Olneys ; and of others,...
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