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" 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 not a word of sorrow, But we steadfastly gazed on the face that was dead, And we... "
Hamilton's Campaign with Moore and Wellington During the Peninsular War - Page 64
by Anthony Hamilton (of the 43rd Light Infantry.) - 1847 - 163 pages
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 59

Edmund Burke - History - 1819
...dead, And we bitterly thought of the 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 far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone. And o'er his cold...
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 1

H. Biglow, Orville Luther Holley - American literature - 1817
...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. We thought,...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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The Edinburgh Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

English literature - 1817
...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,...the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, 1 And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that Ч gone, And o'er liis cold...
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Annual Register, Volume 59

Edmund Burke - History - 1818
...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 the stranger would tread o'er hi* head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his...
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British melodies, extracts from the modern poets [signed J.H.R.].

British melodies - 1820
...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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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 95

English essays - 1825
...we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest— With iii'. martial cloak around htm. " Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke...smoothed down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stronger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow. "Lightly they'll talk of the spirit...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 95, Part 2; Volume 138

Early English newspapers - 1825
...prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the face that wtu dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. " We...pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread u'er his head, And we far away on the billow. "Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And...
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The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry

Alaric Alexander Watts - Electronic book - 1828 - 395 pages
...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. We thought,...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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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 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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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation. The Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - Children's poetry - 1828 - 383 pages
...deaJ , And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought as we heaped his narrow bed, And smooth'd down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er And 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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