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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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The Annual Biography and Obituary, Volume 10

Great Britain - 1826 - 520 pages
...And we bitterly thought of the morrow. 5. " We thought, as we hollow'd his narrow bed, And smooth'd down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger...tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow ! 6. " Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, — But...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 10

Great Britain - 1826 - 494 pages
...And we hitterly thought of the morrow. 5. " We thought, as we hollow'd his narrow bed, And smooth'd down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger...would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the hillow ! 6. " Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him,...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon NoŽl Byron - 1826 - 804 pages
...Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we stedfastly ga/ed for aye. However mighty in the olden time ; Nor all that herald* rake from coffi heap'd his narrow bed. And ciiiniitli'il down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would...
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826 - 340 pages
..., r ' 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 hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow— Haw the foe and the...
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The Medical Intelligencer: Containing Extracts from Foreign and ..., Volume 4

Medicine - 1827 - 554 pages
...Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gaz'd on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. Wethoughtaswe hollowM his narrow bed, And smooth'd down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger...
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Remains of the Late Rev. Charles Wolfe ...: With a Brief Memoir of His Life

Charles Wolfe, John Abraham Russell - Sermons, English - 1827 - 500 pages
...thoughtj as we hollow'd his narrow bed. And smooth 'd down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the strnger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow ! VI. Lightly they '11 talk of the spirit that 's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, — But...
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The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry

Alaric Alexander Watts - English poetry - 1828 - 422 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...the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, Aud we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 266 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...his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow — How the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his And we far away on the billow! [head, " Lightly...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 320 pages
...of sorrow; But we steadfastly gazed on the face of the dead, Few and short were the prayers we said, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought,...And smoothed down his lonely pillow, That the foe would be rioting over his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's...
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Remains of the Late Rev. Charles Wolfe ...: With a Brief Memoir of His Life

Charles Wolfe - Sermons, English - 1828 - 312 pages
...dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. V. We thought, as we hollow'd his narrow bed, And smooth'd down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger...tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow ! VI. . Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, — But...
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