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" Shoot, if you must, this old gray head, but spare your country's flag," she said. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, over the face of the leader came ; the nobler nature within him stirred to life at that woman's deed and word. "Who touches a hair... "
Common School Readings: Containing New Selections in Prose and Poetry for ... - Page 29
by John Swett - 1868 - 230 pages
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History of the Flag of the United States of America: And of the Naval and ...

George Henry Preble - Flags - 1880 - 815 pages
...said. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over the face of the leader came ; The nobler nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word...Who touches a hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog 1 March on 1 " he said. All day long through Frederick street Sounded the tread of marching feet :...
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History of the Flag of the United States of America: And of the Naval and ...

George Henry Preble - Flags - 1880 - 815 pages
...face of the leader came ; The nobler nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word : All day long through Frederick street Sounded the...tread of marching feet : All day long that free flag tost Over the heads of the rebel host. Ever its torn folds rose and fell On the loyal winds that loved...
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Young Folk's History of the War for the Union

John Denison Champlin - United States - 1881 - 593 pages
...279 A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over the face of the leader came; The nobler nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word:...tread of marching feet. All day long that free flag tost Over the heads of the rebel host." It is almost too bad to spoil so pretty a story, but a regard...
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Young Folk's History of the War for the Union

John Denison Champlin - United States - 1881 - 593 pages
...567. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over the face of the leader came; The nobler nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word:...tread of marching feet. All day long that free flag tost Over the heads of the rebel host." It is almost too bad to spoil so pretty a story, but a regard...
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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

American poetry - 1881 - 494 pages
...265 A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over the face of the leader came ; The nobler nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word...tread of marching feet : All day long that free flag tost Over the heads of the rebel host. Ever its torn folds rose and fell On the loyal winds that loved...
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1881 - 1002 pages
...came ; The nobler nature within him stirr'd To life at that woman's deed and word : " Who toucheĽ 4 tost Over the heads of the rebel host. Ever its torn folds rose and fell On the loyal winds that loved...
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Macleod's First text-book of elocution

Alfred Macleod - 1881
...nature within him stirred To life, at that woman's deed and word : " Who touches a hair of yon grey head " Dies like a dog ! March on ! " he said. All...tread of marching feet : All day long that free flag toss'd Over the heads of the rebel host. Ever its torn folds rose and fell On the loyal winds that...
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The Oxford Book of Children's Verse in America

Donald Hall - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1985 - 319 pages
...said. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over the face of the leader came; The nobler nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word;...tread of marching feet: All day long that free flag tost Over the heads of the rebel host. Ever its torn folds rose and fell On the loyal winds that loved...
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The Hinge of Fate

Winston Churchill - History - 1948 - 917 pages
...March on,' he said. So all day long through Frederick's street Sounded the tramp of marching feet, And all day long that free flag tossed Over the heads of the rebel host." I got full marks for this from my highly select American audience, none of whom corrected my many misquotations,...
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The Constitution and the Flag: The flag salute cases

Michael Kent Curtis - Law - 1993 - 344 pages
...said. A shade of sadness, a blush of shame, Over the face of the leader came; The nobler nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word:...tread of marching feet: All day long that free flag tost Over the heads of the rebel host. Ever its torn folds rose and fell On the loyal winds that loved...
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