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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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Annals of the Famine in Ireland, in 1847, 1848, and 1849

Asenath Nicholson - Famines - 1851 - 336 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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Literary Anecdotes and Contemporary Reminiscences of Professor ..., Volume 1

Edmund Henry Barker - Anecdotes - 1852
...moonbeam's misty light And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet or in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior...taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Pew and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow; But we steadfastly gazed...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 pages
...struggling moonbeams' misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enelosed his breast, Nor in sheet, nor in shroud, we wound him ; But he lay, like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial eloak around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we...
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The Hundred Boston Orators Appointed by the Municipal Authorities and Other ...

James Spear Loring - Boston (Mass.) - 1852 - 694 pages
...alluded to in the Cyclopedia. " No useless coffin enclosed his breast, — Not in sheet or in shroud they wound him ; But he lay, like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." We have reason to believe that the above relation is mainly correct; and we have gathered from Dr....
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The Hundred Boston Orators Appointed by the Municipal Authorities and Other ...

James Spear Loring - Boston (Mass.) - 1852 - 694 pages
...Cyclopedia. " No useless coffin enclosed his breast, — Not in sheet or in shroud they wound him ; Bat he lay, like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." We have reason to believe that the above relation is mainly correct; and we have gathered from Dr....
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A Faggot of French Sticks: Or, Paris in 1851

Sir Francis Bond Head - Paris (France) - 1852 - 495 pages
...bedfellow's neck, until they all formed one long confused mass of yellow hair, upon which he lay down " like a warrior taking his rest with his martial cloak around him." His triumph was greeted with general approbation. I could not, however, help feeling I was witnessing...
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A faggot of French sticks, by the author of 'Bubbles from the brunnen of ...

sir Francis Bond Head (1st bart.) - 1852
...bedfellow's neck, until they all formed one long confused mass of yellow hair, upon which he lay down "like a warrior taking his rest with his martial cloak around him." His triumph was greeted with general approbation. I could not, however, help feeling I was witnessing...
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The Great Battles of the British Army

Charles Mac Farlane - 1853
...staff, in blankets, and a military cloak. " No useless coffin enclosed 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." Towards eight o'clock on the morning' of the 17th some firing' was heard in the distance. The simple...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1853 - 785 pages
...misty light, And the lantern cliinly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet or in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak avound him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow : But we steadfastly...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide, Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers (Elementary) - 1853 - 480 pages
...\\ dimly burning. 3. No useless coffin^ || enclosed | his breast, Not in sheet \ nor in sTiroud \\ we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior || 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 ; And we steadfastly...
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