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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 Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - American literature - 1830 - 332 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 head, And we far away on the billow ! ' Lightly...
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The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Xixth Century

Lyre - English poetry - 1830 - 396 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...bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hollow'd his narrow bed, And smooth'cl down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1830 - 426 pages
...martial cloak around him ! , 4 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 morrot<*— • 5, We thought— MIS we 'hollowed his narrow bed, And Smoothed down bis lonely pillow...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1830 - 416 pages
...We thought — as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow — How the/oeand the stranger would 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 nothing...
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The Norwich Minstrel, Containing Several Hundred of the Most Admired and ...

English poetry - 1831 - 272 pages
...dead, And we bitterly thought on the morrow. We thought, as we hollowed his narrow besd,! And smoofh'd down his lonely pillow; That the foe and the stranger...head , And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll tal^ of J:l\e spjrit lhaj.';3 gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, But nothing he'it reck, if...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Elocution - 1831 - 356 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 — thought — as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow — That the foe...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Elocution - 1831 - 356 pages
...shroud we wound him; But he lay—like a warrior taking his rest— With his martial cloak around him! But we Steadfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow— Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow; We thought—as we hollowed...
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Memorials of the Late War ...: Journal of a soldier of the Seventy-first ...

Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1831 - 318 pages
...the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we stedfastly gazed on the face that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hallow'd his narrow bed, And smooth-d down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread...
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The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1832 - 310 pages
...the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ! But we stedfastly gazed on the face that was dead, 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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A collection of interesting and instructive lessons, intended as a sequel to ...

James Campbell (teacher of English.) - 1832 - 274 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 hollow'd his narrow bed, And smooth'd down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread...
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