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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 juvenaile poetical library; selected from the works of modern British ...

Priscilla Maden Watts - 1839
...Lightly they 'll talk of the spirit that 's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him; But nothing he 'll reck if they let him sleep on In the grave where a...But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock tolled 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 - 1839
...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 heavy task was done, g) Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his...
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Grace Darling, the Maid of the Isles

Jerrold Vernon, Grace Horsley Darling - Darling, Grace - 1839 - 480 pages
...the major gave the meed of admiration, with a sigh to his memory and untimely fate. "Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid bun ; But nothing he'll reck if they'll let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton has laid him."...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840
...the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his And we far away on the billow ! [head, 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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...[head, 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-Britop has. laid him. But half of our heavy task was done When the clock struck the hour for retiring...
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The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Nineteenth Century

Lyre - English poetry - 1841 - 344 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...sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. 58 BURIAL OF SIR JOHN MOORE. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock told the hour for...
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The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Nineteenth Century

Lyre - English poetry - 1841 - 344 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...sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. 58 BUIUALJJF SIR JOHN MOORE. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock told the hour for...
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 139 pages
...away on the billow ! Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that 's gone. And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; 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 suddenly firing....
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 7

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1825
...gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid hirr^, — But little he'll reek, if they let him sleep on Jn the grave where a Briton has laid him. " 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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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1842 - 490 pages
...And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him; But nothing he 'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the gnue where a Briton has laid him. But 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 (be was suddenly...
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