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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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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...the stranger would tread o'er his head'. And we' ... far away o'er the billow'. 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'. Not...
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Itinéraire et souvenirs d'Angleterre et d'Écosse, Volume 3

B. Ducos - Great Britain - 1834
...npbraid him , — But little he'll reek , if they Iei him sleep on In the grave where a Briton bas laid him. But half of our heavy task was done , When the eloek struek the hour for retirinp ; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly...
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The Universal Songster and Museum of Mirth: A Collection of ..., Volume 2

Songs - 1835 - 312 pages
...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...In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half our heavy task was done, When the clock told the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant and random...
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Tales of the wars; or, Naval and military chronicle

1836
...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...him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton has laid hini. ' But half of our heavy task was done. When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring, And we heard...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1835 - 276 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...reck, if they let him sleep on, In the grave where a BriUm has laid him. 'i , But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock tolled the hour for retiring...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1838 - 336 pages
...foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head. And we far away on the billow ! 6. " Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold...sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him." 7. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock tolled the hour for retiring, And we heard the...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1838
...Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes uphraid 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 Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1838 - 304 pages
...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 heavy task was done, 8 ( j; ) Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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. But half of our...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1838
...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. But half of our...
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