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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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A collection of poetry for the use of juvenile classes, arranged, with notes ...

W H Cordeaux - 1853
...night, The sods (3) with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moonbeams misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet, nor in shroud (4) we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial (5) cloak around him....
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A class-book of elocution

J H. Aitken - Elocution - 1853 - 360 pages
...prone, in which the back of the hand is exposed, is expressive of repose, of rest after labour — " He lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." The action Repulsive, in which the open palm is turned outward, is expressive of dislike, scorn, reprobation,...
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Select specimens of English prose [ed.] by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1853
...what quarter of his compass to beware . " — M ilton. Mars, Martis, the god of war; hence, martial. " He lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." Wolfe. Martyr (Gr.), a witness; as, martyr, martyrdom. The term martyr usually denotes one who suffers...
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Napoleon: His Army and His Generals: Their Unexampled Military Career. With ...

Europe - 1854 - 411 pages
...hastily dug on the ramparts of the citadel of Corunna. " No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we wound him, But he lay like...taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, . From the field of hia fame fresh and gory; We carved not a line,...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Poetry - 1854 - 430 pages
...lantern dimly burning. 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. Few and shoit were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the...
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The Irish Quarterly Review, Volume 4, Part 1

Ireland - 1854
...he had come to an end, he repeated the third, and said it was perfect, particularly the lines — " But he lay, like a warrior taking his rest ; With his martial cloak around him." While in the Society Mr. Wolfe obtained prizes for several pieces of composition ; however, as they...
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Margaret; Or, Prejudice at Home, and Its Victims: An Autobiography

1854 - 362 pages
...bending over him. ' No useless coffin confined his breast, Nor in sheet nor in ehrourt we wound him ; Bnt he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him.' Wasn't that grand ?" I thought there was a grandeur about the child himself as he stood with flashing...
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The Hundred Boston Orators Appointed by the Municipal Authorities and Other ...

James Spear Loring - Boston (Mass.) - 1854 - 727 pages
...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 hia martial cloak around him." We have reason to believe that the above relation is mainly correct;...
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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

American poetry - 1855 - 430 pages
...lantern dimly burning. 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. Few and shoit were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast,1 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,3 And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the face that was dead,3 And...
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