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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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The Rackham Journal of the Arts and Humanities, Volume 2, Issues 1-4

Arts - 1980
...Shoot, if you must, this old gray head, / But spare your country's flag,' she said." Jackson responds: " Who touches a hair of yon gray head / Dies like a dog! March on!' he said." Whittier's repetition (though there is an intervening stanza) models public discourse shared by private...
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The Columbia Anthology of American Poetry

Jay Parini, Axinn Professor of English Jay Parini - Poetry - 1995 - 757 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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Famous Poems from Bygone Days

Martin Gardner - Literary Collections - 1995 - 177 pages
...said. A shade of sadness, a hlush of shame, Over the face of the leader came; The nohler 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 day long through Frederick street Sounded the tread...
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Nineteenth-century American Poetry

William C. Spengemann, Jessica F. Roberts - Poetry - 1996 - 447 pages
...sadness, a blush of shame, Over the face of the leader came; The nobler nature within him stirred 40 To life at that woman's deed and word; "Who touches...Frederick street Sounded the tread of marching feet: 45 All day long that free flag tost Over the heads of the rebel host. Ever its torn folds rose and...
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The Book of Virtues for Young People: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories

William J. Bennett - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1997 - 384 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 on yon gray head Dies like a dog! March on!" he said. All day long through Frederick street Sounded...
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Maryland Wits and Baltimore Bards: A Literary History with Notes on ...

Frank R. Shivers - History - 1998 - 343 pages
...But spare your country's flag . . . '" At that, Jackson's nobler nature stirred, and he commanded, '"Who touches a hair of yon gray head / Dies like a dog! March on!..."' Such songs as that give us the passion of the Civil War. Many others give us the sadness, and of these...
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The Confederate Image: Prints of the Lost Cause

Mark E. Neely, Jr., Harold Holzer, Gabor S. Boritt - Design - 2000 - 257 pages
...forbearance: 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:...yon gray head Dies like a dog! March on!" he said. Whittier clearly meant the poem in part as a tribute to Jackson. It appeared in the Atlantic Monthly...
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American Legal Thought from Premodernism to Postmodernism: An Intellectual ...

Stephen M. Feldman - Law - 2000 - 288 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;...hair of yon gray head Dies like a dog! March on!" he said.109 Rehnquist's somewhat bohemian conception of authoritative sources inJohneon contrasts strikingly...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - Reference - 2000 - 656 pages
...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 on yon gray head Dies like a dog! March on!" he said. All day long through Frederick street Sounded...
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Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, Volume 32

Genealogy - 1908
...old gray head, but spare yoqr country's flag,' she said," and it is recorded of General Jackson — " 'Who touches a hair of yon gray head, dies like a dog — march on' — he said." Barbara Frietchie's work is o'er and the general rides on his raids no more and ever the stars above...
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