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Historic Poems and Ballads by  Rupert S. Holland

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Historic Poems and Ballads
by Rupert S. Holland
A well-crafted anthology of sixty poems and ballads of historical significance, arranged in chronological order with an introduction to each poem that spurs interest in reading it. In addition to providing historical context for the poems, these introductory pieces offer interesting details about the poets and the circumstances surrounding their writing of these poems. Includes sixteen striking illustrations. A fine complement to historical studies.  Ages 10-14
292 pages $18.95   

Table of Contents

The Destruction of Sennacherib
Horatius at the Bridge
The Skeleton in Armor
The Sea-King's Burial
Bruce and the Spider
The Battle of Morgarten
The Revenge
A Legend of Bregenz
Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers
The Cavalier's Escape
"Les Gants Glaces"
How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix
The Bonnets of Bonnie Dundee
Hervé Riel
The Leak in the Dike
The Battle of Blenheim
Battle of Fontenoy
Bonnie Prince Charlie
Paul Revere's Ride
The Battle of Lexington
Concord Hymn
The Green Mountain Boys
The Little Black-Eyed Rebel
Molly Maguire at Monmouth
Song of Marion's Men
Hail Columbia
Battle of the Baltic
An Incident of the French Camp
The Star-Spangled Banner
The Battle of New Orleans
The Eve of Waterloo
Marco Bozzaris
Ye Mariners of England
Old Ironsides
The Charge of the Light Brigade
The Relief of Lucknow
Battle-Hymn of the Republic
Dixie's Land
My Maryland
The Cumberland
Stonewall Jackson's Way
Barbara Frietchie
High Tide at Gettysburg
John Burns of Gettysburg
Sheridan's Ride
Marching Through Georgia
O Captain! My Captain!
Saxon Grit

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