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" The Three stood calm and silent, And looked upon the foes, And a great shout of laughter From all the vanguard rose : And forth three chiefs came spurring Before that deep array; To earth they sprang, their swords they drew, And lifted high their shields,... "
Critical and Miscellaneous Essays - Page 290
by Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1854
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - 1832 - 882 pages
...of laughter From all the vanguard rose: And forth three chiefs came spurring Before that diep array; To earth they sprang, "their swords they drew. And lifted high their shields, and HewTo win the narrow way. Herminius smote down Aruns; Lartius laid Oenus low; Right to the heart of...
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Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843 - 191 pages
...warlike glee, As that great host, with measured tread, And spears advanced, and ensigns spread, Rolled slowly towards the bridge's head, Where stood the...: And forth three chiefs came spurring Before that deep array ; To earth they sprang, their swords they drew, And lifted high their shields, and flew...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 504 pages
...towards the bridge's head, Where stood the dauntless Three. The Three stood calm and silent And look'd upon the foes, And a great shout of laughter From...swords they drew, And lifted high their shields, and fie» To win the narrow pass; Aunus from green Tifernum, Lord of the Hill of Vines; And Seius, whose...
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Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1849 - 210 pages
...slowly towards the bridge's head, Where stood the dauntless Three. • XXXVI. The Three stood calm nnd silent And looked upon the foes, And a great shout...: And forth three chiefs came spurring Before that deep array ; To earth they sprang, their swords they drew, And lifted high their shields, and flew...
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Lays of ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay - 1851 - 240 pages
...and ensigns spread, Rolled slowly towards the bridge's head, Where stood the dauntless Three. xxxvi. The Three stood calm and silent, And looked upon the...rose: And forth three chiefs came spurring Before that deep array; To earth they sprang, their swords they drew, And lifted high their shields, and flew To...
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The book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...advanced, and ensigns spread, Rolled slowly towards the bridge's head, Where stood the dauntless Three. The Three stood calm and silent, And looked upon the...: And forth three chiefs came spurring Before that deep array, To earth they sprang, their swords they drew, And lifted high their shields, and flew To...
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The New Speaker. With an Essay on Elocution

John Connery - 1861 - 395 pages
...advanced, and ensigns spread, Roll'd slowly towards the bridge's head, Where stood the dauntless Three. The Three stood calm and silent, * And looked upon...: And forth three chiefs came spurring Before that deep array ; To earth they sprang, their swords they drew, And lifted high their shields, and flew...
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The Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - 1861 - 538 pages
...measured tread, And spears advanced, and ensigns spread, Rolled slowly toward the bridge's head, 5. The three stood calm and silent, And looked upon the foes, And ;i great shout of laughter From all the vanguard rose : And forth three chiefs came spurring Before...
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Lays of Ancient Rome: with Ivry, and the Armada

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1862 - 181 pages
...and ensigns spread Rolled slowly towards the bridge's head, Where stood the dauntless Three. XXXVI. The Three stood calm and silent, And looked upon the...of laughter From all the vanguard rose : And forth throe chiefs came spurring Before that deep array ; To earth they sprang, their swords they drew, And...
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Select readings from the poets and prose writers of every country, ed. by J ...

James Fleming - 1863 - 352 pages
...advanced, and ensigns spread, Rolled slowly towards the bridge's head, Where stood the dauntless Three. The Three stood calm and silent, And looked upon the...: And forth three chiefs came spurring Before that deep array, To earth they sprang, their swords they drew, And lifted high their shields, and flew To...
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