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" How sleep the Brave who sink to rest By all their Country's wishes blest! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallow'd mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands their knell is rung,... "
The Book of Georgian Verse - Page 169
edited by - 1909 - 1313 pages
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Sabrinae corolla in hortulis regiae scholae Salopiensis contextuerunt tres ...

Shrewsbury (England). Royal School - English poetry - 1801 - 328 pages
...Laeta parum irons est ; hanc tegat apta salix. The Sleep of t he Brave. How sleep the brave, who sink to rest By all their country's wishes blest ? When...their dirge is sung ; There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay ; And Freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping...
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Excursions from Bath

Richard Warner - Bath (England) - 1801 - 346 pages
...wishes blest? " When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, " Returns to deck their hallowed mould, " She then shall dress a sweeter sod " Than Fancy's feet have...awhile repair, " To dwell a weeping hermit there." The top of Lansdown preserves a dead level for nearly three miles, and commands a view diversified...
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The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins

William Collins - Digital images - 1802 - 124 pages
...country's wishes blest ! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallow'd mold, She there shall dress a sweeter sod, Than Fancy's...shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there ! from ty T. ('// u 't /n "/ -lOo-torn fa if. at /feu neb'1 , Atm We t/cu/n u'/to jtnAtt /tt Ct •...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins - English poetry - 1804 - 144 pages
...from ev'ry future view. ODE, WRITTEN IN THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR 1746. ilow sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest ! When...their dirge is sung ; There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay ; And Freedom shall a while repair, To dwell a weeping...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...tale, And bid her shepherds weep. ODE VI. •WRITTEN IN THE YEAR 1746. HOW sleep the brave, who sink to rest By all their country's wishes blest ? When...the turf that wraps their clay ; And Freedom shall a while repair To dwell a weeping hermit there. ODE VII. TO MERCY. STROPHE. O THOU ! who sitt'st a...
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Watts, A. Philips, West, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Young

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...close such scene from every future view. ODE. WRITTEN IN THE YEAR 1746. How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest ! When...By forms unseen their dirge is sung , There Honour com*s, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay, And Freedom shall a while repair, To...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

Ballads, English - 1819
...country's wishes blest ? When spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck the hallow'd mold, She then shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever...the turf that wraps their clay ; And Freedom shall a while repair To dwell a weeping hermit there. SONG LII. DIRGE IN CYMBELINE. Sung by Guiderius and...
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The words of the most favourite pieces, performed at the Glee club ..., Volume 1

Glee club, Richard Clark - 1814 - 435 pages
...sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest I When spring with dewy ringers cold, Returns to deck their hallow'd mould, She there...shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there. Collins. GLEE for Four Voices. S. PAXTON.— Medal, 1779. How sweet, how fresh, this vernal day, How...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...scene from every future 150. Ode. Written in the year 1746. COLLIKS. How sleep the brave, who sink to rest By all their country's wishes blest ! When...is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung; There Honor comes, a pilgrim gray. To bless the turf that wraps their clay; And Freedom shall a while repair,...
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History of the French revolution, and of the wars resulting from that ...

John James M'Gregor - 1816
...history shall transmit to future ages the record of their deathless fame. How sleep the brave who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest ! When...their knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is cung. Here honour comes, a pilgrim grey, To bless the turf that wraps their clay ; And freedom shall...
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