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lorious paeans, cheers of conquest, among crags, above the contest, Greeted Hooker, greeted Geary, with the first flush of the sun. Then our bay'nets madly plying, the enemy ever flying each for bravest deeds vying, On battlements; in deep ravines — our work in earnest had begun. Behind works of art and strongest Nature — a wall of flame at each embrasure-- Under the weird finger of the mountain, which reached into the skies, Where the grizzly warrior “graybacks” of the rebel Manny, who, like Ajax, Defied a power above him, and to oppose it hard he tries. Over works, upon their flanks, hand to hand amidst their ranks, The pressing force of Geary forth the foemen drove; Over bastions, breastworks, fled they — from the carnival of death sped they-- But deadly volleys and “White Stars” a cordon round them wove. Deadly trial of the dastard's flight, with the sweeping whirlwind's might, Toward the Star of Bethlehem, Geary turned the mountain curve; O'er the crimson paths before them,