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When milder autumn summer's heat succeeds , And in the new - shorn field the partridge feeds , Before his lord the ready spaniel bounds , Panting with hope , he tries the furrowed grounds ; But when the tainted gales the game betray ...
The Sword , the Banner , and the Field , Glory and Greece , around me see ! The Spartan , borne upon his shield , Was not more free . We thought , as we hollowed his narrow bed And smoothed down his lonely pillow , That the foe and the ...
Till they drop , blind in blood , without a blow ,A people starved and stabbed in the untilled field , - An army , which liberticide and prey Makes as a two - edged sword to all who wield , – Golden and sanguine laws which tempt and ...
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