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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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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...rampart we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. ul ag 2. moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in...
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The Freemason's Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

Freemasonry - 1844
...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 th« lantera dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 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 inclosed his breast, Nor in...
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The Freemason's Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

Freemasonry - 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 lite struggling moon-beam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed...
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McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader, Volume 5

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1879 - 352 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 our bayonets turning, By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. 3. No useless coffin inclosed his breast, Not...
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The Original Rhythmical Grammar of the English Language

James Chapman - Elocution - 1976
...rampart we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot, O1er 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-beam1s misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not...
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Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism

Benedict Richard O'Gorman Anderson - Political Science - 1991 - 224 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...moonbeams' misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. 3. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet or in shroud we wound him; But he lay like a...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...note, 12691 As his corse to the rampart we hurried. 12718 'The Burial of Sir John Moore at Corunna' Tx" 12719 'The Burial of Sir John Moore at Corunna' We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone But...
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Cookstown: From Lough Neagh to the Sperrins

Eddie McCartney - Travel - 1999 - 96 pages
...rampart we hurried, Not a soldier discharges 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. ' 5a11yc1og V-SJTS . ^ Stewartstown, about...
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The Wandering Astronomer

Patrick Moore - Science - 2000 - 208 pages
...buried on 1 6 January, and here too there is a famous poem, this time by Charles Wolfe. It begins: "We buried him darkly at dead of night, the sods with our bayonets turning..." and the poem alludes to the pale light of the Moon. In fact the Moon was new on that particular night,...
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