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" Ben Battle was a soldier bold, And used to war's alarms: But a cannon-ball took off his legs, So he laid down his arms! Now, as they bore him off the field, Said he, "Let others shoot, For here I leave my second leg, And the Forty-second Foot... "
The Dublin Review - Side 121
1860
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Bind 7

1827
...soldier bold, And used to war's alarms ; But a cannon-ball took off his legs. So he laid down his arms I Now as they bore him off the field. Said he " Let...And the Forty-second Foot ! The army surgeons made bun limbs. Said he,—" They're only pegs: But there's as wooden members quite As represent my legs."...
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The London Magazine, Bind 6

1826
...a soldier bold, And used to war's alarms ; But a cannon-ball took off his logs, So be laid down bis arms ! Now as they bore him off the field. Said he,...there's as wooden members quite, As represent my legs !" * * * * But when he call'd on Nelly Gray, She made him quite a scoff; And when she saw his wooden...
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The Monthly Review

1826
...Sally Brown. BEN Battle was a soldier bold, And used to war's alarms ; But a cannon-ball took off his legs, So he laid down his arms ! Now as they bore...leave my second leg, And the Forty-second Foot !" The army-surgeons made him limbs : Said he, — " They're only pegs; But there's as wooden members quite,...
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The London Magazine, Bind 16

1826
...soldier bold, And used to war's alarms; But a cannon-ball took off hi s legs. So he laid down his arms! Said he, " Let others shoot, For here I leave my second leg, Now as they bore him off the field. And the Forty-second Foot!" The army-surgeons made him limbs: Said...
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The Pocket Magazine

1827
...Hood again. ' Ben Battle was a soldier bold, And used to war's alarms ; But a cannon-ball took off his legs, So he laid down his arms ! ' Now as they bore...field, Said he, " Let others shoot, For here I leave ray second leg, And the Forty-second Foot ! " ' The army-surgeons made him limbs : Said he, — " they're...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - 1832 - 882 sider
...bold, And used to war's alarms: But a cannon-ball look off his legs, So he laid down his arms! Xow, as they bore him off the field, Said he, " Let others...made him limbs: Said he, " They're only pegs; But there 's as wooden members quite. As represent my legs! " Now Ben he loved a pretty maid, Her name...
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The Living Age, Bind 15

1847
...a soldier bold, And used to war's alarms ; But a cannon-ball took off his legs, Sa he laid down las arms. " Now, as they bore him off the field, Said...I leave my second leg, And the Forty-second foot.' " A humorous play upon the same terms in a paragraph taken from the" Nottingham Mercury," ¡a running...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 261 sider
...extravagance. Ben Battle was a soldier bold, And us'd to war's alarms ; But a cannon-ball took oft' his legs, So he laid down his arms. Now as they bore him...I leave my second leg, And the Forty-second Foot." And in another song, with an astounding confusion of ideas, natural in one sense, and impossible in...
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 357 sider
...extravagance. Ben Battle was a soldier bold, And us'd to war's alarms ; But a cannon-ball took off his legs, So he laid down his arms. Now as they bore him...I leave my second leg, And the Forty-second Foot." And in another song, with an astounding confusion of ideas, natural in one sense, and impossible in...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 261 sider
...extravagance. Ben Battle was a soldier bold, And us'd to war's alarms ; But a cannon-ball took off his legs, So he laid down his arms. Now as they bore him...I leave my second leg, And the Forty-second Foot." And in another song, with an astounding confusion of ideas, natural in one sense, and impossible in...
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