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" Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory; We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory. "
The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review - Page 296
edited by - 1817
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840
...struck the hour for retiring And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory : We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone* But left him alone with his glory. IF I had thought thou couldst have died,...
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The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Nineteenth Century

Lyre - English poetry - 1841 - 344 pages
...told the hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun Of the enemy sullenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory : We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory. V THE WAR OF THE LEAGUE. A / . BY...
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The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Nineteenth Century

Lyre - English poetry - 1841 - 344 pages
...told the hour for retiring ; Aud we heard the distant and random gun Of the enemy sullenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory : We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory. THE WAR OF THE LEAGUE. BY THOMAS MACAULEY....
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 139 pages
...struck the hour for retiring : And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory : We carv'd not a line, and we rais'd not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory. WHAT, then, is...
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Soldiers and Sailors: Or, Anecdotes, Details, and Recollections of Naval and ...

Old Humphrey - Sailors - 1842 - 340 pages
...the hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing. ' Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory ; We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory.' " " They are beautifiil lines indeed."...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation : the Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - American poetry - 1842 - 348 pages
...retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sad we laid him down From the field of his fame fresh and gory, We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone, But we left him alone wilh his glory. COWPER. Born 1731— Died 1800. The...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 7

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1825
...the hour for retiring; ' And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing. " Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory; We carv'd not a line, and we rais'd not a stone, But wo left him alone with his glory !" It is impossible...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1842 - 490 pages
...the hour tor retiring; And we heard, by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down — From the field of his fame, fresh and gory. THIS poet, who has afforded to so many thousands of readers the luxury of Uaghter in its highest pcrfection,was...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1843
...the hour for retiring, And we knew by the distant random gun, That the foe was then suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame, fresh and gory, We carv'd not a line, we raised not a stone, But left him alone — with his glory. THE SAILOR. BOY'S...
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1843 - 300 pages
...sleep on, In the grave where his comrades have laid him. 7. Not the half of our heavy fcisk was done 8. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame, fresh and gory : We carv'd not a line, we rais'd not a stone, But left him alone — with his glory. — Wolfe. The " Burial...
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