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" By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet nor in shroud we wound him; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the... "
Beauties of the Scottish poets, or Harp of Renfrewshire, a collection of ... - Page 4
by Renfrew county - 1821
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...rampart we hurried; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. We buried him darkly, at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moon-beam's misty light, And the lantern, dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, But...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 560 pages
...SIR JOHN MOORE. NOT a drum was heard, not a funeral-note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried ; We buried him darkly at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in...
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Memorials of the Late War, Volume 1

Europe - 1828 - 319 pages
...board ; the picquets also were withdrawn, and embarked before daylight, and the reserve were alone left We buried him darkly at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning ; By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in...
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An Illustration of the Principles of Elocution ...

William Brittainham Lacey - Elocution - 1828 - 300 pages
...rampart we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. We buried him darkly at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning ; By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in...
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The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry

Alaric Alexander Watts - Electronic book - 1828 - 395 pages
...rampart we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. We buried him darkly at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in...
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Remains of the Late Rev. Charles Wolfe ...: With a Brief Memoir of His Life

Charles Wolfe - Sermons, English - 1828 - 294 pages
...hurried ; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. H. \Ve buried him darkly at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning ; By the struggling moonbeam's misty lijjht, And the lantern dimly burning. nr. No useless coffin enclosed his breast,...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications, Volumes 27-28

Constable and co, ltd - 1828
...board ; the picqnets also were withdrawn, and embarked before daylight, and the reserve were alone left We buried him darkly at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning ; By the siruggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast,...
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The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry, Volume 1

Alaric Alexander Watts - English poetry - 1828
...buried him darkly at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we bound him, But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 pages
...rampart we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. We buried him darkly, at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moon-beam's misty light, And the lantern, dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 1; Volume 6

Theology - 1829
...buried him darkly at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning ; By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. ' No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet or in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial...
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