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" Tis twelve o'clock, and time to sup, Bid Mary heap the fire with coals. He captured many thousand guns ; He wrote "The Great" before his name ; And dying, only left his sons The recollection of his shame. Though more than half the world was his, He died... "
The Second Funeral of Napoleon: In Three Letters to Miss Smith of London ... - Página 121
por William Makepeace Thackeray - 1841 - 122 páginas
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The Living Age ..., Volumen89

1866
...all God's peaceful people made To such as him subservient ? ' And thus he writes of Napoleon — ' Though more than half the world was his, He died without...a rood his own ; And borrowed from his enemies Six feet of ground to lie upon.' This rhymed commonplace, the worse probably that its author ever produced,...
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Ballads

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1856 - 159 páginas
...greatest of them all ! * This ballad was written at Paris, at the time of the second funeral of Napoleon. To pluck him down, and keep him up, Died many million...borrowed from his enemies Six foot of ground to lie upon. He fought a thousand glorious wars, And more than half the world was his, And somewhere, now, in yonder...
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Ballads

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1856 - 228 páginas
...all ! * This ballad was written at Paris, at the time of the second funeral of Napoleon. To pluck Mm down, and keep him up, Died many million human souls...borrowed from his enemies Six foot of ground to lie upon. He fought a thousand glorious wars, And more than half the world was his, And somewhere, now, in yonder...
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Ballads (gathered by the author from his own books, and various periodicals).

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1856
...was written at Paris, at the time of the second funeral of Napoleon. To pluck him down, and keep Mm up, Died many million human souls ; 'Tis twelve o'clock,...borrowed from his enemies Six foot of ground to lie upon. He fought a thousand glorious wars, And more than half the world was his, And somewhere, now, in yonder...
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The Eclectic Review

1856
...as were its immediate effects, was self-destructive. " Though more than half the world was his, lie died without a rood his own ;' And borrowed from his enemies Six feet of ground to lie upon." As if to link the history of the past with that of the present, and to...
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THE UNITED STATES AND CUBA.

JAMES M PHILLIPPO - 1857
...effects, was self - destructive and ruinous to its: author. ' " Though more than half the world was hisj. He died without a rood his own ; And borrowed from his enemies Six feet of ground to He upon." Rapacious invaders were all these men who enslaved, nations under the pretence...
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The Late English Poets

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1865 - 539 páginas
...gentle, tender lady mine ! The winter wind blows cold and shrill, Come, fill me one more glass of wine, And what care we for war and wrack, How kings and...borrowed from his enemies Six foot of ground to lie upon. He fought a thousand glorious wars, And more than half the world was his, And somewhere, now, in yonder...
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Acrostics in prose and verse, a sequel to Double acrostics by various ...

Double acrostics - 1867
...Donagaile ? Oh, who his widowed mother tell That, ere his bloom, her fairest fell ? " E. II. 332. " Though more than half the world was his, He died without...a rood his own, And borrowed from his enemies Six feet of ground to lie upon." 1. "Thou who didst call the Furies from the abyss." 2. " Who reverenced...
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Every Saturday: A Journal of Choice Reading

1869
...of the great Napoleon: — 41 Thouirh more than half the world was his, lie died without a rood hie own ; | And borrowed from his enemies Six foot of ground to lie upon. He fought a thousand glorious wars. And more than half the world was hie, And somewhere now, in yonder...
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The Gentle Life: Essays in Aid of the Formation of Character

James Hain Friswell - 1870 - 406 páginas
...million human souls " (that is, men) ; that he conquered many cities and captured many guns ; and — ' ' Though more than half the world was his, He died without a rood his own, And borrow'd from his enemies Six feet of ground to lie upon. " He fought a thousand glorious wars, And...
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