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" Last night, among his fellow roughs, He jested, quaffed, and swore, A drunken private of the Buffs, Who never looked before. To-day, beneath the foeman's frown, He stands in Elgin's place, Ambassador from Britain's crown, And type of all her race. "
Macmillan's Magazine - Página 130
1861
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The Public School Speaker

Francis Warre Cornish - 1900 - 570 páginas
...dunghill.] LAST night among his fellow-roughs He jested, quaffed, and swore, A drunken private of the Buns Who never looked before. To-day beneath the foeman's...her race. Poor, reckless, rude, low-born, untaught, Ю Bewildered and alone, A heart with English instinct fraught He yet can call his own. Ay, tear his...
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The Anglo-Saxon Review, Volumen6

Lady Randolph Spencer Churchill - 1900
...and his body thrown on a dunghill.' Whom Sir Francis thus not unworthily commemorates : Last night, among his fellow roughs, He jested, quaffed, and swore ; A drunken private of the Bufis, Who never looked before. To-day, beneath the foeman's frown, He stands in Elgin's place, Ambassador...
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The School World, Volumen3

1901
...That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head. And we far away on the billow. (2) Parse — A heart, with English instinct fraught, He yet can call his own. (3) Correct the lollowing sentences, giving your reasons: Whom do you think that he is? Each of you...
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The Living Age, Volumen232

1902
...of the Buffs," who was killed because he- would not perform the kotow to the Chinese:— Last night, among his fellow roughs, He jested, quaffed and swore,...Ambassador from Britain's crown, And type of all her race. One cannot read those lines without teeling first that they are true poetry, and secondly that war...
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Literary Readings: An Introduction to the Study of Literature

Charles Madison Curry - 1903 - 496 páginas
...before. To-day, beneath the foeman's frown, i He stands in Elgin 's place, Ambassador from Britain 's crown, And type of all her race. Poor, reckless, rude, low-born, untaught, Bewilder 'd, and alone, A heart, with English instinct fraught, He yet can call his own. Ay, tear his...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - 1904
...head, and his body thrown upon a dunghill/' — China Correspondent of the London Times.] LAST night, among his fellow roughs, He jested, quaffed, and swore;...reckless, rude, low-born, untaught, Bewildered, and alone, * The " Buffs " are the East Kent Regiment. A heart, with English instinct fraught, He yet can call...
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The World's Best Poetry: National spirit; [introductory essay] The study of ...

1904
...head, and his body thrown upon a dunghill.'' — China Correspondent of tin' London Times.] LAST night, among his fellow roughs, He jested, quaffed, and swore; A drunken private of the Buffs, Who never looked hefore. To-day, beneath the foeman's frown, He stands in Elgin's place. Ambassador from Britain's crown....
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Little Masterpieces of English Poetry: Idyls and stories in verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig - 1905
...fabulal *So 1855. Robert Browning. THE PRIVATE OF THE BUFFS OR, THE BRITISH SOLDIER IN CHINA Last night, among his fellow roughs, He jested, quaffed, and swore...Ambassador from Britain's crown, And type of all her race. 8 Poor, reckless, rude, low-born, untaught, Bewildered, and alone, A heart, with English instinct fraught,...
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The Laurel Speaker: Heroic Classic Verse for Boys

1908 - 192 páginas
...Freedom shrieked — as Kosciusko fell! THE PRIVATE OF THE BUFFS. SIR FRANCIS HASTINGS DOYLE. Last night, among his fellow roughs, He jested, quaffed, and swore ; A drunken private of the Buffs, Who never l«oked before. To-day, beneath the foeman's frown, He stands in Elgin's place, Ambassador from Britain's...
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The Pageant of English Poetry

Robert Maynard Leonard - 1909 - 606 páginas
...thrown on a dunghill.' — The Times (An incident in the China War, which ended in 1860). Last night, among his fellow roughs, He jested, quaffed, and swore,...English instinct fraught, He yet can call his own. Aye, tear his body limb from limb, Bring cord, or axe, or flame : He only knows, that not through him...
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