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" AVENGE, O Lord, thy slaughtered saints, whose bones Lie scattered on the Alpine mountains cold; Even them who kept thy truth so pure of old, When all our fathers worshipped stocks and stones... "
An Historical Discourse Delivered at the Celebration of the Second ... - Page 139
by William Hague - 1839 - 192 pages
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The Outlaw, Volume 1

Mrs. S. C. Hall - 1835
...memorable lines of the poet, " Avenge, O Lord, thy slaughter'd saints, whose bones Lie scatter'd on the Alpine mountains cold ; Even them who kept thy truth so pure of old, When all our fathers worshipp'd stocks and stones, Forget not ; in thy book record their groans !" " But I will not argue...
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Sacred Classics, Or, Cabinet Library of Divinity, Volume 21

Richard Cattermole, Henry Stebbing - 1835
...ON THE I.ATE MASSACRE IX PIEMONT. AVENGE, O Lord, thy slaughter'd saints, whose bones Lie scatter'd on the Alpine mountains cold ; Even them who kept thy truth so pure of old, When all our fathers worshipp'd stocks and stones, Forget not : in thy book record their groans Who were thy sheep, and...
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Memoirs of a sergeant, late in the forty-third light infantry regiment ...

Memoirs - 1835
...Avenge, O Lord, thy slaughtered saints, whose bones Lie scatter'd on the Alpine mountains cold ; E'en them who kept thy truth so pure of old, When all our fathers worshipp'd stocks and stones. Forget not ; in thy book record their groans, Who were thy sheep ; and...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

1836
...firm hand Religion leans In peace, and reckons thee her eldest son. ON THE LATE MASSACRE IN PIEMONT. AVENGE, O Lord, thy slaughtered saints, whose bones...sheep, and in their ancient fold Slain by the bloody Piemontesc that rolled Mother with infant down the rocks. Their moans The vales redoubled to the hills,...
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Making Your Own Days: The Pleasures of Reading and Writing Poetry

Kenneth Koch - 1999 - 320 pages
...Windows") Talking to God is almost always praise or prayer. Or, as in Milton's sonnet, an urgent request: Avenge O Lord thy slaughtered saints whose bones Lie scattered on the Alpine mountains cold . . . (MILTON, "On the Late Massacre in Piedmont") For the Romantic poets, apostrophe and personification...
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The Cambridge Companion to Milton

Dennis Danielson - 1999 - 297 pages
...fourteen lines through their long o vowels create a supporting impression of lament modulating to menace: Avenge O Lord thy slaughtered Saints, whose bones...Forget not: in thy book record their groans Who were tby sheep and in their ancient fold Slain by the bloody Piedmontese that rolled Mother with infant...
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Milton's Poetry of Independence: Five Studies

George H. McLoone - 1999 - 160 pages
...the Alpine mountains cold, Ev'n them who kept thy truth so pure of old When all our Fathers worship'! Stocks and Stones, Forget not: in thy book record their groans Who were thy Sheep and in their antient fold Slain by the bloody Pietnontese that roll'd Mother with Infant down the Rocks. Their moans...
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Ruskin's God

Michael Wheeler, King Edward VII Professor and President of Clare Hall Gillian Beer - 1999 - 302 pages
...self-commanding, magnificent Animality is the <temper> make for poets & artists, it seems to me. 36 'Avenge, O Lord, thy slaughtered saints, whose bones / Lie scattered on the Alpine mountains cold' ('On the late Massacre in Piedmont', 1655). For Ruskin's positive comments see 12.139, 35^, and Lancaster...
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The Waldensian Dissent: Persecution and Survival, C.1170-c.1570

Gabriel Audisio - 1999 - 234 pages
...Avenge O Lord thy slaughter'd Saints, whose bones Lie, scatter'd on the Alpine mountains cold, Ev'n them who kept thy truth so pure of old When all our fathers worship't Stocks and Stones. Forget not: in thy book record their groans Who were thy Sheep and in...
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The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde: Poems and poems in prose

Oscar Wilde, Russell Jackson, Ian Small, Bobby Fong - 2000 - 333 pages
...forgiven; for she loved much'. 5-8. Cf. Milton's Sonnet XVIII: 'On the Late Massacre in Piedmont', 5-8: in thy book record their groans Who were thy Sheep and in their ancient Fold Slain by the bloody Piedmontese that roll'd Mother with Infant down the Rocks. 9. incestuous gloom: gloom begetting gloom....
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