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" Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure: Rich the treasure, Sweet the pleasure, Sweet is pleasure after pain. Soothed with the sound, the king grew vain; Fought all his battles o'er again, And thrice he routed all his foes,... "
The Edinburgh literary journal; or, Weekly register of criticism and belles ... - Page 225
1829
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The French Revolution of 1830: The Events which Produced It, and the Scenes ...

David Turnbull - France - 1830 - 443 pages
...is more than pardonable if in the hour of victory and exultation each told his separate tale ; if " Thrice he routed all his foes, And thrice he slew the slain." To hear the bursts of laughter which enlivened these unpremeditated meetings, and the jokes and jeux...
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The topography of the basin of the Tay, intended as a companion to the Map ...

James Knox (topographer.) - Tay River Valley (Scotland) - 1831
...on Phrenology in the SSth Number of the Edinburgh Review. Second Edition. Svo, Is. tid. '* Moved by the sound, the king grew vain ; Fought all his battles...routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the slain!!" CORRESPONDENCE relative to PHRENOLOGY. between Sir WILLIAM HAMILTON, Bart. DrSPURZHEIM.and MrGEORGE...
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A History of the Revolutions in Europe Since the Downfal of Napoleon ...

A counsellor at law - Belgium - 1831 - 408 pages
...speak " of most disastrous chances, and, of hair breadth 'scapes in the imminent deadly breach ;" how " Thrice he routed all his foes And thrice he slew the slain.'' Where every street had its battle, and where every man was a hero, and every woman a patriot, it is...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...pleasure. Rich the treasure ; Sweet the pleasure ; Sweet is pleasure after pain. • • •'•'''' "'f* Soothed with the sound, the king grew vain ; Fought...routed all his foes., and thrice he slew the slain. The master saw the madness rise ; His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; And, while he heaven and earth...
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Lectures and Essays in Criticism

Matthew Arnold - Literary Criticism - 1962 - 578 pages
...number of descendants of Dan (Genesis 46:13; Numbers 16:41, 1:16, 16:43) in Chapter XVIII, Tf1*5. 49:5. "And thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the slain." — Dryden, Alexander's Feast, line 68. 49: 11-15. Colenso, Chapter II, 118 and Preface, p. 11: "In...
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Selected Literary Essays

C. S. Lewis - Literary Criticism - 1979 - 330 pages
...from Cymon and Iphigenia. The first is that in which the tipsy Alexander ' Fought all his Battalls o'er again; And thrice He routed all his Foes; And thrice He slew the slain'.1 Certainly, if the thing was to be done at all, this is the way to do it. The sudden irruption...
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English Romantic Poets: Modern Essays in Criticism

M. H. Abrams - Literary Criticism - 1975 - 496 pages
...Alexander's Feast and another from Cymon and Iphigenia. The first is that in which the tipsy Alexander 'Fought all his battles o'er again; And thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the skin.' Certainly, if the thing was to be done at all, this is the way to do it. The sudden irruption...
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The Central literary magazine, Volume 5

Birmingham central literary assoc - 1881
...chorus :— " Rich the treasure, Sweet the pleasure ; Sweet is pleasure after pain." After all this, " The king grew vain, Fought all his battles o'er again...routed all his foes ; and thrice he slew the slain. The master saw the madness rise ; His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes; And, while he heaven and earth...
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Yardbird Suite: A Compendium of the Music and Life of Charlie Parker

Lawrence O. Koch - Music - 1988 - 336 pages
...of the music of Bird and Diz. CHAPTER XV MORE STRINGS Granz Productions (July-October 1950) Sooth'd with the sound, the king grew vain: Fought all his...routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the slain. John Dryden — Alexander's Feast At the end of June 1950, as America entered the Korean conflict as...
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The Anatomy of a Game: Football, the Rules, and the Men who Made the Game

David M. Nelson - Sports & Recreation - 1994 - 599 pages
...and the character of the game was changing. Fourth Quarter Grass Basketball and a Safer Game Sooth'd with the sound, the king grew vain Fought all his...routed all his foes, And thrice he slew the slain. — John Dryden, Alexander's Feast 17 John Waldorf's Era, 1968-1975 NCAA Football Rules Committee Is...
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