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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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A collection of interesting and instructive lessons, intended as a sequel to ...

James Campbell (teacher of English.) - 1832
...That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow ! tly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold...has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, And we heard by the distant and random gun That the foe was suddenly firing. When the clock toll'd...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...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, — But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. A But half of...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1832 - 295 pages
...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 him ; But little he'll reck if they let him sleep on, In the grave where his comrades have laid him. 7. Not the...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 pages
...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 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 by the distant random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing....
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - Oratory - 1833 - 216 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...half of our heavy task was done, . When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring, And we heard by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1833 - 304 pages
...pillow— How the/oe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow! 6 " 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." 7 But half of our...
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The Life of Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore, K.B.

James Carrick Moore - 1833
...foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow ! VI. 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. VII. But half...
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Itinéraire et souvenirs d'Angleterre et d'Écosse, Volume 3

B. Ducos - Great Britain - 1834
...talk of the sIiirit that's gone, And o'er his eold ashes upbraid him , — But little he'll reek , if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton...him. But half of our heavy task was done , When the eloek struek tbe hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly...
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The life of lieutenant-general sir John Moore, Volume 2

James Carrick Moore - 1834
...foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow! VI. 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. VII. But half...
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The Life of Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore, K.B.

James Carrick Moore - 1834
...foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow ! vr. 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. VII. But half...
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