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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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World Affairs

Arbitration (International law) - 1854
...thrown around him, but his soldiers fell unwept, uncoffined, " Nor in sheet nor in shroud they bound him, But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him, They carved not a line, they raised not a stone. Hut left him alone in his glory." True, there may...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 1; Volume 27

American literature - 1871
...the point, proceeded to get into the neat white cot assigned to him in full military array. There ** he lay, like a warrior Taking his rest. With his martial cloak around him." Should the superintendent enforce the rules of the establishment and consider such eccentricity as...
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Liverpool Medico-chirurgical Journal, Volume 8

1888
...know how the soldier is buried on the battle-field— " 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." We cannot hope to dispense with coffins, nor to bury our friends, nor to be buried, like the soldier,...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1842
...honourably, because ' No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud they bound him, But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him.' It is assumed, of course, that no frightful accumulations of interment would be crowded into a narrow...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 15, Issue 2

1849
...grave with all warlike honors. " No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud they wound him, But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, "With his martial cloak around him." The bugle's wailing note blended mournfully with the steady beat of the muffled drum, and the cannon's...
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Indian Fights and Fighters

Cyrus Townsend Brady - History - 1971 - 423 pages
...robes. When the robes were taken away the body of a splendid specimen of Indian manhood was disclosed. "He lay like a warrior taking his rest, with his martial cloak around him." His stern and royal look, the iron majesty of his features, even though composed in death, revealed...
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The Original Rhythmical Grammar of the English Language

James Chapman - 1976
...night, The sods with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moon-beam1s 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...
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Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism

Benedict Richard O'Gorman Anderson - Political Science - 1991 - 224 pages
...misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. 3. 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 . . . 5. We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow, That the foe...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...securely, till the sea extends Its limber margin, and precision ends. (1. 33—36) HelP; MOS; NOBA; QFR 2 OBTV; TW EnRP: OBNC; PoEL-4; Son MARY ELIZABETH COLERIDGE (1861-1907) Unwelc (1. 11—12) 3 We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone. But we left him alone with his glory....
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Forest and Other Gleanings: The Fugitive Writings of Catharine Parr Traill

Catherine Parr Strickland Traill - Literary Collections - 1994 - 250 pages
...how did you feel when hearing, and sight, and speech were all shut out?" asked Kate Dalton. "I felt like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." "Nonsense, my dear; but how did you feel? Do tell me." "Exactly like a person who had been buried alive,...
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