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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 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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The Vista of English Verse

1911 - 654 páginas
...quaff'd, and swore: A drunken private of the Buffs, Who never look'd before. To-day, beneath the foemaii's frown, He stands in Elgin's place, Ambassador from...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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High School Exercises in Grammar

Maude Morrison Frank - 1911 - 198 páginas
...coffin'd, and cold, Lieth Sir Wilfrid the bold. 18 Poor, reckless, rude, low-born, untaught, Bewilder'd and alone, A heart with English instinct fraught He yet can call his own. 19 On her cheek an autumn flush Deeply ripen'd;—auch a blush In the midst of brown was born, Like...
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The Home Book of Verse for Young Folks

Burton Egbert Stevenson - 1915 - 538 páginas
...Light Brigade, Noble six hundred! Alfred Tennyson THE PRIVATE OF THE BUFFS [CHINA, 1857] Last night, among his fellow roughs, He jested, quaffed, and swore; A drunken private of the Buffs, To-day, beneath the foeman's frown, He stands in Elgin's place, Ambassador from Britain's crown, And...
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Verse for Patriots: To Encourage Good Citizenship

Jean Broadhurst - 1919 - 367 páginas
...Longfellow's COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS. THE PRIVATE OF THE BUFFS. (Or the British Soldier in China) Last night among his fellow roughs, He jested, quaffed and swore...fraught, He yet can call his own. Ay, tear his body limb f rom'limb, Bring cord or axe or flame, He only knows that not through him Shall England come to shame....
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Reading-literature, Libro 8

1919
...forces and plenipotentiary or ambassador to the Chinese government. Last night, among his fellow-roughSj He jested, quaffed, and swore ; A drunken private...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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