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" ... in foremost rank: You wonder at his cap of hair ; You hear his sabre's cursed clank, His spurs are jingling everywhere. Go to ! I hate him and his trade. Who bade us so to cringe and bend, And all God's peaceful people made To such as him subservient... "
The Second Funeral of Napoleon: In Three Letters to Miss Smith of London ... - Página 120
por William Makepeace Thackeray - 1841 - 122 páginas
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Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, Volumen69

1864
...peaceful people made — To such as him subservient? Tell me, what find we to admire In epaulettes and scarlet coats, In men, because they load and fire, And know the art of cutting throats ? The very ballad in which the lines occurred might have supplied the answer. It is called the Chronicle...
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Miscellanies: Prose and Verse, Volumen1

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1855
...God's peaceful people made To such as him subservient ? Tell me what find we to admire In epaulets and scarlet coats, In men, because they load and fire,...glass of wine, And give the silly fools their will. VOL. L And what care we for war and wrack, How kings and heroes rise and fall ; Look yonder,* in his...
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Ballads (gathered by the author from his own books, and various periodicals).

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1856
...God's peaceful people made To such as him subservient ? Tell me what find we to admire In epaulets and scarlet coats, In men because they load and fire,...coffin black, There lies the greatest of them all ! * This ballad was written at Paris, at the time of the second funeral of Napoleon. To pluck him down,...
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Ballads

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1856 - 228 páginas
...God's peaceful people made To such as him subservient ? Tell me what find we to admire In epaulets and scarlet coats, In men because they load and fire,...coffin black, There lies the greatest of them all ! * This ballad was written at Paris, at the time of the second funeral of Napoleon. To pluck Mm down,...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volumen62

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1864
...peaceful people made — To such as him subservient ? " Tell me, what find we to admire In epaulettes and scarlet coats, In men, because they load and fire. And know the art of cutting throats ?" The very ballad in which the lines occurred might have supplied the answer. It is called the Chronicle...
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The Late English Poets

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1865 - 539 páginas
...God's peaceful people made To such as him subservient ? Tell me what find we to admire In epaulets and scarlet coats, In men because they load and fire,...shrill, Come, fill me one more glass of wine, And what care we for war and wrack, How kings and heroes rise and fall ? Look yonder;* in his coffin black,...
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Life's tapestry, Volumen1

Life - 1873
...recognise the fact as when they are in the army. " Ah, say, what find we to admire In epaulettes or scarlet coats In men because they load and fire, And know the art of cutting throats ?" " I am fortunate to meet you," says Claverton, turning round and coming up in his cool, unsurprised...
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Concord, Volúmenes13-15

1898
...God's peaceful people made To such as him subservient ? " Tell me, what find we to admire In epaulets and scarlet coats — In men, because they load and fire, And know the art of cutting throats ? " * * * These lines were written more than fifty years ago. It is sad to think that, so slight has...
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Miscellanies, Volumen5

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1877
...and bend. And all God's peaceful people made To such as him subservient ? BALLADS. In men, becanse they load and fire, And know the art of cutting throats...mine ! The winter wind blows cold and shrill, Come, till me one more glass of wine, And give the silly fools their will. And what care we for war and wrack,...
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Complete Works, Volumen10

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1881
...God's peaceful people made To such as him subservient ? Tell me what find we to admire I n epaulets and scarlet coats. In men, because they load and fire,...mine ! The winter wind blows cold and shrill, Come, till me one more glass of wine, And give the silly fools their will. And what care we for war and wrack,...
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