Nugæ lyricæ, in 3 parts

 
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1870 Excerpt: ...she smote off his head, At her feet he fell down, where he bowed he fell dead. The mother of Sisera sat in her pride, From a window she looked, through the lattice she cried, "Why tarries his chariot so long on the way? "Why thus do the wheels of his chariots delay?" Her wise ladies answered her, "Have they not sped, "And rightly divided the spoils of the dead? "To each man a damsel or two for his share? "To Sisera needlework divers and rare?" So perish consumed by the flash of Thy sword, The madmen who challenge Thy honour, O Lord! But they who love Thee on strong pinions unfurled, Like suns, shall mount upward, and tread on the world. GIBEON. 'He said in the sight of Israel, Sun! stand thou still upon Gibeon, and thou! moon! in the valley of Ajalon.'"--Joshua V. 12. S 1 there were banners proudly dancing "' Round old Gibeon's royal walls; O! there were war-steeds furious prancing To the battle trump that calls. On they come, five kings in number, Terrible their long array; Up! brave Hearts, nor dare to slumber, Life or death is on this dav. Men of Gibeon! like a river Hebron rushes from afar; Jarmuth! see! with bow and quiver, How he heads the bursting war. Lachish shouts with scornful gladness; Eglon! who his waves shall stem? Many a mother faints with sadness At thy cry, Jerusalem! Onward! onward! buckler clashes, Lances shock and helmet rings; On the roll of carnage dashes, Iron hearts are needful things. Earth and air with ghastly wonder, Start to eye. that dreadful sight; While each crash of martial thunder Shakes the crimson field of fight. Hush! for hurried feet are stealing Softly through the dead of night; See ye not their path concealing, Israel's chosen men of might 1 Canaan's Sons! no peace bet...

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