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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 Nineteenth Century

Lyre - English poetry - 1841 - 344 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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Soldiers and Sailors: Or, Anecdotes, Details, and Recollections of Naval and ...

Old Humphrey - Sailors - 1842 - 340 pages
...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...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1842 - 490 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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Gems of the Modern Poets: With Biographical Notices

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1842 - 408 pages
...hurried ; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. We huried 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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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation : the Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - American poetry - 1842 - 348 pages
...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 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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Remains of the Late Rev. Charles Wolfe ... with a Brief Memoir of His Life

Charles Wolfe, John Abraham Russell - 1842 - 371 pages
...; Not a soldier discharged his ferewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. We buried kim darkly at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning ; By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lanthorn dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not...
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Selections from the Writings of the Late J. Sydney Taylor: With a Brief ...

John Sydney Taylor - Lawyers - 1843 - 496 pages
...hurried ; | farewell shot ero we buried. ^original state, by correcting the q; points out. Eti. Wo boned 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 UHclcss coffin confined his breast, Nor in...
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History of Europe: From the Commencement of the French Revolution in M.DCC ...

Archibald Alison - Europe - 1843
...would tread O'er the grave where our hero we buried. o'er his head. And we far away on the billow. We buried him darkly at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning ) But half of our heavy task was done, By the struggling moonbeam's misty light. When the clock struck...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...rampart we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. ading spears of driven and the trampling of moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in...
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...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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