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" ... misty light And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet nor in shroud we wound him; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the prayers we said And we spoke... "
Conversations on Religion, with Lord Byron and Others: Held in Cephalonia, a ... - Page 293
by James Kennedy - 1830 - 461 pages
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Annual Register, Volume 59

Edmund Burke - History - 1819 - 822 pages
...Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we steadfastly pazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of...morrow. We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, Anil smooth'd down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his ha And we...
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 1

H. Biglow, Orville Luther Holley - American literature - 1817 - 502 pages
...With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of 'sorrow, But we steadfastly gazed on the face of the...pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'Ğr his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 1

1817 - 708 pages
...around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we stedfastly gazed on the face of the dead, ' And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hallowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

English literature - 1817 - 694 pages
...around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we stedfastly gazed on the face of the dead. And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we billowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1818 - 798 pages
...With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we steadfastly gazed on the face of the...morrow. We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, Ami smooth'd down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we...
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Annual Register, Volume 59

Edmund Burke - History - 1818 - 1264 pages
...With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we steadfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. t We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smooth1 d down his lonely pillow, That the foe and...
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English literature - 1818 - 596 pages
...few and short were the pray'rs we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we stedfastly gaz'd on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought as we hollow'd his scanty bed, And smooth'd down his narrow pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread...
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British melodies, extracts from the modern poets [signed J.H.R.].

British melodies - 1820 - 280 pages
...dead, And we bitterly thought on the morrow. We thought^ as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smuoth'd down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread e'er his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's goirc, And...
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Beauties of the Scottish poets, or Harp of Renfrewshire, a collection of ...

Renfrew county - 1821 - 542 pages
...Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we stedfastly gaz'd on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. Commemorates, are sublects too well known to require from us any circumstantial detail. They stand...
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The Poetical Common-place Book: Consisting of an Original Selection of ...

English poetry - 1822 - 418 pages
...Few— and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we stedfastly gaz'd on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hollow'd his narrow bed, And smooth'd down bis lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread...
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