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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 School Reader: Fourth Book. Containing Instructions in the Elementary ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers - 1849 - 304 pages
...foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we, far away on the billow. 5. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; But nothing he'll reek, if they let him sleep on, In the grave where his comrades have laid him. 6. No useless coffin...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1862 - 490 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 ashes upbraid him; But nothing he 'll 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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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation : the Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - American poetry - 1842 - 348 pages
...That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head And we far awav 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 Brilon has laid him. But half of our...
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Soldiers and Sailors: Or, Anecdotes, Details, and Recollections of Naval and ...

Old Humphrey - Sailors - 1842 - 340 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 ashes upbraid him, But little he '11 reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. ' But half of...
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McGuffey's Fourth Eclectic Reader

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1879 - 256 pages
...of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold asjhes upbraid him ; But little he'll reck, if they'll let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. 7. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock struck the hour for retiring; And we heard the...
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The Leatherstocking Tales, Volume 2

James Fenimore Cooper - American fiction - 1985 - 1051 pages
...tearing away the skin, showed he had been scalped, though still living. Chapter XXI "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'll let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton has laid him." Charles Wolfe, "The Burial of...
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Famous Poems from Bygone Days

Martin Gardner - Literary Collections - 1995 - 177 pages
...That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the hillow! 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 Deerslayer

James Fenimore Cooper - Fiction - 1995 - 423 pages
...Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone And o 'er his cold ashes upbraid him; But nothing he '// reck, if they '// let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton has laid him. WOLFE THE READER must imagine the horror that daughters would experience at unexpectedly beholding...
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A Book of Irish Verse

William Butler Yeats - Poetry - 2000 - 256 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 sullenly firing....
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Co. Aytch: A Confederate Memoir of the Civil War

Sam R. Watkins - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 256 pages
...chicken tomorrow?' "Lightly they'll talk of the Southern Confed. that's gone, And o'er his empty carcass upbraid him; But nothing he'll reck, if they let him sleep on, In the place where they have laid him. "Sadly and slowly they laid him down, From the field of fame fresh...
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