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Subject: Here is an excerpt Ode, Bunker Hill - Does anyone have this entire Ode?
Date: Sat, 8 Jul 2006 09:54:23 EDT
and if so I would like a copy?
“The Lonely Bugle Grieves”
From an “Ode on the Celebration of the Battle of Bunker Hill, June 17, 1825”
By Grenville Mellen THE TRUMP hath blown, And now upon
that reeking hill Slaughter rides screaming on the vengeful ball; While with
terrific signal shrill, The vultures, from their bloody eyries flown, 5
Hang o’er them like a pall. Now deeper roll the maddening drums, And the
mingling host like ocean heaves: While from the midst a horrid wailing comes,
And high above the fight the lonely bugle grieves! 10