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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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Remains of the Late Rev. Charles Wolfe ... with a Brief Memoir of His Life

Charles Wolfe, John Abraham Russell - 1842 - 410 pages
...prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gaz'd on the face that was 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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Museum of Foreign Literature and Science, Volume 7

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1825 - 622 pages
...prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gaz'd on the face that was 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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Readings in poetry: a selection from the best English poets, from Spenser to ...

Readings - English poetry - 1843 - 466 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'd down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread...
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign India ...

Asia - 1843 - 734 pages
...Bundoolah's house, with military honours. And we thought, as we hallowed his lowly bed, And smoothed down bis lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would...tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow. On the day following the funeral, his scanty wardrobe and war-worn military accoutrements, one of the...
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1843 - 324 pages
...bitterly thought of the morrow. 5. We thought as we hollow'd his narrow bed, And smooth'd down his lowly pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we, far away o'er the billow. 6. Lightly they'll speak of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1843 - 320 pages
...prayers we said, We spoke not a word of sorrow, But steadfastly gaz'd on the face of the dead, And bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smooth'd down his lowly pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we, far...
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Selections from the Writings of the Late J. Sydney Taylor: With a Brief ...

John Sydney Taylor - Lawyers - 1843 - 568 pages
...the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we stedfostly gaz'd on the face that was 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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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844 - 108 pages
...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...tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow ! they '11 talk of the spirit that '3 gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; But little he '11...
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844 - 544 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...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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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 746 pages
...prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the face that was rse and him, unconscious of them all. But 0 the important...What are its tidings? have our troops awaked! Or do bis head, And we far away on the billow ! Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er...
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