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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 Academical Reader: Comprising Selections from the Most Admired Authors ...

John J. Harrod - Readers - 1832 - 324 pages
...we hurried; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. 2. 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. 3. No useless coffin enclosed his breast,...
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - Oratory - 1833 - 216 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...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1833 - 304 pages
...we hurried-; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave, where our Hero was buried. 2 We buried him darkly; at dead of night; The sods with...moon-beams' misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. 3 No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we wound him; But he lay—like...
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The Life of Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore, K.B.

James Carrick Moore - 1833
...rampart 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 our bayonets turning ; By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. III. No useless coffin enclosed his breast,...
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Conversations on Religion, with Lord Byron and Others: Held in Cephalonia, a ...

James Kennedy - 1833 - 258 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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The Life of Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore, K.B.

James Carrick Moore - 1834
...we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero was buried. n. 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. in. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not...
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The life of lieutenant-general sir John Moore, Volume 2

James Carrick Moore - 1834
...hurried ; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero was buried. II. 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. in. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not...
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Tales of the wars; or, Naval and military chronicle, Volumes 1-2

1836
...rampart we hurried : Not a soldier discharged a farewell shot. O'er the grave where our hero was buried. We buried him darkly at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moon-beara'ft misty light. And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not...
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The Comedies of Aristophanes, Volume 1

Aristophanes - Greek drama - 1837 - 420 pages
...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."s* Any ordinary " hexameter "" may be converted...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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...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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