Three-Minute Declamations for College Men; Selected and Ed. by Harry Cassell Davis and John C. Bridgman

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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. 1899 Excerpt: ...His death was also demanded to appease the anger of Spain, whose settlements in South America had been attacked by Raleigh in this expedition. With drooping sail and shattered mast, Sir Walter's galleons lay SIR WALTER'S HONOR. Beyond the bar, but soon they cast Anchor in Plymouth Bay. He leaped to shore ...
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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. 1899 Excerpt: ...His death was also demanded to appease the anger of Spain, whose settlements in South America had been attacked by Raleigh in this expedition. With drooping sail and shattered mast, Sir Walter's galleons lay SIR WALTER'S HONOR. Beyond the bar, but soon they cast Anchor in Plymouth Bay. He leaped to shore with bated breath, For there, right full in view, Stood his fair wife, Elizabeth, And his fair son, Carew. And while he soothed her pale alarms, With words all passion-sweet, He heard a troop of men-at-arms Come clattering down the street. Sir Lewis quickly drew his blade, As from his steed he sprang, And on his kinsman's shoulder laid Its weight, with sudden clang. He gave no greet; but on the ear His words did sharply ring--"Sir Walter, I arrest thee here, By mandate of the King!" "' What hath he done?' Why, treason's taint Hung o'er his head of old; And he hath failed, though thrice he sailed, To find the mine of gold. 'Twas midnight; but in Plymouth yet Went on the wassail-bout, The early moon was just a-set, And all the stars were out. SIR WALTER'S HONOR. i When at Sir Walter's prison bars A muffled tap was heard; And as his ear was bent to hear, He caught the whispered word:--"Quick, father! catch thy doublet up, Without a moment's stay: Before they drain their latest cup, We must be far away. My mother at the water's brink, Waits, all her fears awake; And if escape should fail--I think--I think her heart will break!" Too much! His bravery shrank to meet The weight of such a blow; And springing instant to his feet, He answered--" I will go!" Across the star-lit stream they steal, Without one uttered word, The waters gurgling at the keel Was all the sound they heard. "Put back the boat! Nay, Sweet, no moan! Thy l...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150525773
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 86
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.18 (d)

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