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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 Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - English poetry - 1850 - 528 pages
...night, The sods with our bayonets turning ; By the struggling moonbeam's 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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 67

Scotland - 1850
...aspect, even in the attitude of repose, at once arrested the eye. Tall, athletic, and dignified, " He lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." I saw before me one of the bravest, the most distinguished, the most trusted of the Generals who fought...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 1

Questions and answers - 1850
...repeated the third stanza, and pronounced it perfect, and especially the lines : — .: • I 'I " • But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial clotik around him.' " ' I should have taken the whole,' said Shelley, ' for a rough sketch of Campbell's.'...
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Lights and Shades of Ireland

Asenath Nicholson - Famines - 1850 - 444 pages
...chaplain, and the corpse was covered with earth." Thus they buried him at dead of night, and — " He lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak about him." His biographer says, had he written no other poetry, this poem would have entitled him...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast,' Not in sheet or in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior...cloak around him. Few and short were the prayers we said,8 And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the face that was dead,8 And...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...misty light. And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast. Not in sheet or iu 0 * ťaid, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the face that was deM, And we...
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First Book of Poetry for Elementary Schools

Frederic Charles Cook - 1851
...struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclos'd his breast, Nor in sheet, nor in shroud we wound him : But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial coat around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow : But we...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 746 pages
...misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enelosed his breast, Not in sheet or in shroud we wound him; But he lay like a warrior...taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. V Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed...
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Heligoland; or, Reminiscences of childhood, by M. L'E., ed. by mrs. C.W.

M. L'Estrange - 1851
...Safe in the arms of everlasting might, And circled with the beams of uncreated light. CHAPTER III. But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. — C. Wolfe. MRS. WRIGHT took upon herself the task of preparing our mourning, which she nearly executed...
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A Course of Reading for Common Schools and the Lower Classes of Academies ...

Henry Mandeville - Readers - 1851 - 377 pages
...gloom had thrown On Nature's still convexity ! It gives birth To sacred thought in souls of worth! He lay, like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him! The call of each sword upon liberty's aid, Shall be written in gore on the steel of its blade! From...
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