he exclaimed , as he looked at the heavens above him , Thanking the Lord
whose breath had scattered the mist and the madness , Wherein , blind and lost ,
to death he was staggering headlong . “ Yonder snow - white cloud , that floats in
Mournfully sobbed the waves at the base of the rock , and above them Bowed
and whispered the wheat on the hill of death , and their kindred 615 Seemed to
awake in their graves , and to join in the prayer that they uttered . Sun - illumined
... of snow on the whistling wind of December , Swift and sudden and keen came
a flight of feathery arrows . Then came a cloud of smoke , and out of the cloud
came the lightning , Out of the lightning thunder ; and death unseen ran before it .
Unswerving and swift had a bullet Passed through his brain , and he fell with both
hands clutching the greensward , Seeming in death to hold back from his foe the
land of his fathers . There on the flowers of the meadow the warriors lay , and ...
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