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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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The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - Elocution - 1845 - 448 pages
...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 we left him alone with his glory ! WOLFE. 74. BATTLE HYMN. Now glory...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 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 lull him alone with his glory. OH, MY LOVE HAS AN EYE OF THE SOFTEST...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - American literature - 1845 - 484 pages
...struck the hour for retiring; And we heard the distant and random gun Of the enemy, suddenly 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. LESSON CXXXII. Extract from a Speech...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors, to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1845 - 300 pages
...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 atone, But left him alone — with his glory. THE SAILOR-BOY'S DREAM....
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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845
...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 carv'd not a line, and we rais'd not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory ! WOLFE. THE LIVING...
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The ballad poetry of Ireland. Ed. by C.G. Duffy. 4th ed, Volume 1

sir Charles Gavan Duffy - 1845
...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; A LAMENT FOR THE TIRON'IAN AND TIRCONNELLIAN FRINGES BURIED AT ROME. TRANSLATED FROM THE ITCISH, BT...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...told 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 carved not a line, and we raised not a stone, But we left him alone in his glory. THE TRAVELLER.S RETURN. — Southcy....
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 504 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 left him alone with his glory. CHARLES WOLFE. OH, MY LOVE HAS AN...
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The New-England Pocket Songster: A Choice Collection of Popular Songs, New ...

Ballads, American - 1846 - 160 pages
...told 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, we rais'd not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory. THE GATHERING OF THE...
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A school grammar of the English language

Brothers of the Christian schools of Ireland - 1846
...barren. How 6ne must be the impression which the rays of light produce on the retina of the eye ! • we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory ; We carved a line, we raised a stone, But we left him in his glory. Ellipsis of the Preposition. Rain is formed...
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