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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 book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - English poetry - 1847 - 186 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. WRITTEN BY THE AUTHOR IN HIS LIBRARY....
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Scenes and Sketches in Continental Europe: Embracing Descriptions of France ...

Europe - 1847 - 544 pages
...the hoar for retiring; And we henrd 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 bis glory !" The village of VILLA VELLID,...
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Hamilton's Campaign with Moore and Wellington During the Peninsular War

Anthony Hamilton (of the 43rd Light Infantry.) - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1847 - 163 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! During the retreat to Corunna, his...
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The Book of Poetry

Bennett George Johns - English poetry - 1847 - 186 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. WOLFE. WRITTEN BY THE AUTHOR IN HIS...
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Songs of Ireland and Other Lands: Being a Collection of the Most Popular ...

Songs, English - 1847
...the hour for retiring ; And we heard by 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 g°ryť We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, But we left him alone in his glory AULD LANG SYNE...
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Hamilton's Campaign with Moore and Wellington During the Peninsular War

Anthony Hamilton (of the 43rd Light Infantry.) - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1847 - 163 pages
...the distant and random gun Of the enemy suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From tke field of his fame fresh and gory, We carved not a line and we raised not a stone — But we left him alone with bos glory ! During the retreat to Corunna,...
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The Patrician, Volume 6

John Burke, Bernard Burke - Genealogy - 1848
...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 ! "DAS BEGRARNISS DES SIR JOHN MOOKE"...
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The British minstrel; A choice collection of modern songs. 2 pt. [in 1 vol ...

British minstrel - 1848
...the hour for retiring; And we heard hy 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 in his glory. PARODY ON THE BURIAL...
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The Songs of Charles Dibdin: Chronologically Arranged, with Notes ..., Volume 2

Charles Dibdin, George Hogarth - Ballads, English - 1848 - 412 pages
...for retiring ; And we heard the distant random gnu That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sad 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 ! As already...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring, Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory j We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, But we left him alone in his glory. PARRHASIUS. PARRHASIUS,...
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