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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
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1835 - 304 pages
...grave where a Briton has laid him." 7 But half of our heavy task was done, 8 ( a ) Slowly and saxlly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory! We cjflfenot a line, we raised not a stone, BinH Bim — alone with his glory I Wolfe. EXERCISE 30. Eve...
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The Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - English poetry - 1850 - 528 pages
...struck the hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sulleuly 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. ALONZO THE BRAVE AND THE FAIR IMOGENE....
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An Essay on Elocution: with Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1850 - 294 pages
...the bell toini the hour for retiring, And we knew by the distant random gun, That the foe was then suddenly tiring. 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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McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers (Elementary) - 1879 - 352 pages
...the hour for retiring; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing. 8. 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! DEFINITIONS. — 3. Mar'tial (pro....
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Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism

Benedict Richard O'Gorman Anderson - Political Science - 1991 - 224 pages
...pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head And we far away on the billow . . . 8. 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 lines celebrate a heroic memory...
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Famous Poems from Bygone Days

Martin Gardner - Literary Collections - 1995 - 177 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 in his glory. HENRY CLAY WORK (1832-1884) "GRANDFATHER'S...
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The Citizen-soldier: The Memoirs of a Civil War Volunteer

John Beatty - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 385 pages
...we wound him, But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. * * * * Slowly and sadly we laid him down From the field of his fame fresh and gory; We carved not a Vine, we raised not a stone, But left him aloue with his glory." 13. We are in a field near Harrodsburg....
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Distinguished Anglo-Indians

William Ferguson Beatson Laurie - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 372 pages
...sad though honourable duty of burying him on that fatal evening. It was they who 'Slowly and sadly laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory ; ' and it was they who were the last of the British force to embark in the darkness of the night....
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Comunitats imaginades: reflexions sobre l'origen i la propagació del ...

Benedict Richard O'Gorman Anderson - Nationalism - 2005 - 258 pages
...and the stranger would tread o'er his head And we far away on the billow... 8. Slowly and sadly es 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! 1. No es va escoltar cap tambor...
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The Struggle for Sea Power, Book IV of the Story of the World

M. B. Synge - History - 2013 - 248 pages
...which, after years of fighting, freed their country from Napoleon. 34. SIB JOHN MOOEE AT COEUNA. " 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." — CHABLES WOLFE. MEANWHILE Napoleon...
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