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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 Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Xixth Century

Lyre - English poetry - 1830 - 360 pages
...ramparts we hurried Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero was buried ! We buried him darkly, at dead of night, The sods with...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 Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - American literature - 1830 - 321 pages
...ramparts we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our Hero was buried. We buried him darkly ; at dead of night, The sods...burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we wound him ; But he lay — like a warrior taking his rest — With his martial...
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Conversations on Religion, with Lord Byron and Others: Held in Cephalonia, a ...

James Kennedy - Poets, English - 1830 - 461 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 " You must have been highly gratified by...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 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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Conversations on Religion, with Lord Byron and Others: Held in Cephalonia, a ...

James Kennedy - Poets, English - 1830 - 461 pages
...soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. We buried him darkly tit dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning, . By the struggling moon-beam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No " You must have been highly gratified by...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Elocution - 1831 - 338 pages
...ramparts we hurried; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot, O'er the grave where our Hero was buried. We buried him darkly; at dead of night, The sods with...burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we wound him; But he lay—like a warrior taking his rest— With his martial cloak...
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The Norwich Minstrel, Containing Several Hundred of the Most Admired and ...

English poetry - 1831 - 255 pages
...we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot, Oe'r the grave where our hero was buried. We buried him darkly at dead of night, The sods with...moon-beams misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. • Sir John Moore was killed by a cannon shot at the battle of Corunna, January lltli, 1809. He was...
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Memorials of the Late War ...: Journal of a soldier of the Seventy-first ...

Europe - 1831
...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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The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1832 - 284 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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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...ramparts 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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