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" We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him... "
Journal of the Conversations of Lord Byron: Noted During a Residence with ... - Page 75
by Thomas Medwin - 1824 - 304 pages
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The soldier's companion, or Martial recorder, consisting of biography ...

Soldier - 1824
...the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold...But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing....
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Selections, from Several Literary Works: Comprising The Declaration of ...

Thomas O'Connor - English literature - 1824 - 153 pages
...the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold...they let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton hath laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock told the hour for retiring, And...
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Conversations of Lord Byron: Noted During a Residence with His Lordship at ...

Thomas Medwin - England - 1824 - 351 pages
...the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow ! • ... . . Lightly they '11 talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him; But nothing he '11 reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy...
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The Dublin and London magazine

1825
...' Lightly they'll talk of I he spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave...But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock struck the hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing....
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 95, Part 2; Volume 138

Early English newspapers - 1825
..."Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er hit cold ashes upbraid him— But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave,...But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock struck the hour for returning ; And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe was sullenly...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 95, Part 2; Volume 138

Early English newspapers - 1825
...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 o'er his cold ashes upbraid him — But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave, where a Briton has laid him. " But half of...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 24

1825
...foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head. And we far away on the billow ! • Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, — But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave' where a Briton has laid him. ' But half of...
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Arliss's Literary collections

John Arliss - 1825 - 358 pages
...That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his And we — far away on the hillow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton laid him. But half of our...
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826
...lonely pillow— Haw the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his And we far away on the billow! fhead, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; But nothing he'll reck, if they let him sleep on " Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, In the grave where a Briton has laid him." ' But...
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The Cornish Magazine, Issue 25

English essays - 1826
...head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly ihcy'll speak of the spirit that' gone, And o'er hi* cold ashes upbraid him : But nothing he'll reck if they let him sleep on In a grave where a Union has laid him. But half of our heavy ta*k was done When the clock lold the hour...
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