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" No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet nor in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest With his martial cloak around him. "
The Freemason's Monthly Magazine - Page 249
1844
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator

Theology - 1832
...the present prolific age has brought forth." The third stanza in particular he considered perfect. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet,...taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." Were it our purpose, however, minutely to criticise this production, we should say it was defective,...
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Lord Morcar of Hereward: A Romance of the Times of William the ..., Volume 4

Miss Pardoe (Julia) - Great Britain - 1829
...of England !" CHAP. XV. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shrond we bound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him!" Rev. C. WOIFK. A Warrior's Burial. WHEN the lady of Rossenville closed the door of the apartment in...
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The Norwich Minstrel, Containing Several Hundred of the Most Admired and ...

English poetry - 1831 - 255 pages
...of Corunna. lite No useless coffin pnclosed }ijs breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we bound Him; Bu he lay like a warrior taking his rest. With his martial cloak around him. Few an4 short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word in sorrow ; But we stedfustly gazed on...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 31

1856
...the hill-side — the Alma, Balaklava, and Inkerman — but in an honourable grave ; each sleeping " like a warrior taking his rest, with his martial cloak around him," in a soldier's grave, though destitute of " storied urn and animated bust," yet cherished in the country's...
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 44

Naval art and science - 1875
...soldier described by Wolfe — " No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet, nor in shrond we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." FUGITIVE SLAVES AND QUEEN'S SHIPS. following correspondence has passed between the Admiralty and the...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - Almanacs, English - 1832
...requires. Imcrates. ~u No useless coffin coufin'il his breast, Nor in sheet, nor in shrond, we bound him; But he lay, like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. — Wolfe. acts. THIS day the Roman citizens dedicated to the goddess Concord. William de Hamilton,...
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The Canterbury Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 1 - Volume 2, Issue 10

1834
...truth of the poet, — " No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet, nor in shroud we bound him, But he lay, like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." Near Sir John Moore's, is a monument to Sir Ralph Abercromby, which presents a very imposing appearance....
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Tales of the wars; or, Naval and military chronicle

1836
...night, The sods with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moon-beara'ft misty light. And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet nor in shroud we bound him. But he lay like a warrior taking his rest. With his martial cloak around him. Few and short...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 2

1836
...is met, and now, prostrate on that car, held down by the icy hands of its first occupant, he lies " like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." It hurries on unretarded in its course, and now, aided by the north wind, may be seen gliding over...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1838 - 304 pages
...moon-beams' misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. 3 No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we wound him; But he lay —...taking his rest — With his martial cloak around him! 4 Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow; But we steadfastly gazed...
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