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" NOT a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. "
Beauties of the Scottish poets, or Harp of Renfrewshire, a collection of ... - Page 3
by Renfrew county - 1821
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The Book of Poetry

Bennett George Johns - English poetry - 1847 - 186 pages
...Eternal sunshine settles on its head. GOLDSMITH. BURIAL OF SIR JOHN MOORE. NOT a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the 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...
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Historical Records of the British Army [Infantry] ...

Great Britain. Adjutant-General's Office, Richard Cannon - 1847
...furnished the fatigue party in the interment of their revered Commander : — Not a drum was heard, — not a funeral note, — As his corse to the 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...
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The Book of Poetry

Bennett George Johns - English poetry - 1847 - 186 pages
...Eternal sunshine settles on its head. GOLDSMITH. BURIAL OF SIR JOHN MOORE. NOT a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the 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...
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McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader, Volume 5

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1879 - 352 pages
...that he would rather be the author of It than of any one ever written. 1. NOT a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero was buried. 2. We buried him darkly, at...
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Fifty Caribbean Writers: A Bio-bibliographical Critical Sourcebook

Daryl Cumber Dance - Political Science - 1986 - 530 pages
...schoolchild. Charles Wolfe's "The Burial of Sir John Moore at Corunna' ' begins: Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note As his corse to the rampart we hurried; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot Oe'r the grave where our hero we buried. In the Louise Bennett poem, at...
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Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism

Benedict Richard O'Gorman Anderson - Political Science - 1991 - 224 pages
...famous lines on the death of John Moore during the battle of Coruiia:7 1. Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart 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...
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A Guide to Silent Westerns

Larry Langman - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 577 pages
...comes from Charles Wolfe's poem, "The Burial of Sir John Moore at Corunna." Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. Not Built for Runnin' (1924),...
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The Essays of Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 221 pages
...say, buried under arms with funeral accompaniments, though it may be, — "Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note. As his corse to the rampart we hurried; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried." The mass of men serve the state...
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Thoreau: Political Writings

Henry David Thoreau - History - 1996 - 175 pages
...may say, buried under arms with funeral accompaniments, though it may be Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. The mass of men serve the State...
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International Dictionary of Historic Places: Southern Europe

Sharon La Boda - History - 1994 - 900 pages
...the poem nonetheless befits the legend it has long since surpassed in fame: Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note. As his corse to the rampart we hurried; Not a solider discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. Further Reading: Moore...
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