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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 soldier's companion, or Martial recorder, consisting of biography ...

Soldier - 1824
...night, The sods with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moon-beam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet nor in shrond we bound him, But he lav like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him....
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 95

English essays - 1825
...moon-beams' mist Aui 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 taking his rest— With iii'. martial cloak around htm. " Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of...
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O'Hara; or, 1798 [by W.H. Maxwell].

William Hamilton Maxwell - 1825
...VOL. I. CHAPTER IV. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet or in shroud we bound him ; He lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Woolf*. THOUSANDS were spectators of the engagement from the eminences of Boston, and its environs;...
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O'Hara; Or, 1798

William Hamilton Maxwell - 1825
...Commander. VOL.L CHAPTER IV. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet or in shroud we bound him; He lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. JToolfa. THOUSANDS were spectators of the engagement from the eminences of Boston, and its environs;...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary, Volume 10

Great Britain - 1826
...misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. S. " No useless coffin enclos'd 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. 4. " Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow; But we steadfastly...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 10

Great Britain - 1826
...light, And the lantern dimly burning. 3. " No useless coffin enclos'd 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. 4. " Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly...
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Remains of the Late Rev. Charles Wolfe ...: With a Brief Memoir of His Life

Charles Wolfe - 1827 - 473 pages
...misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. III. 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. IV. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we stedfastly gazed...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 18

Walter Scott - Europe - 1827
...had come to an end, lie 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.' " I should have taken the whole/ said Shelley, ' for a rough sketch of Campbell's. No,' replied...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 392 pages
...was buried. 2 We buried him darkly ; at dead of night, 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...
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Tales of an Antiquary: Chiefly Illustrative of the Manners ..., Volume 2

Richard Thomson - English essays - 1828
...continued to pace the Church, when others withdrew to their Taverns and Ordinaries. There he lay, " i like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him," in his hood and shirt of mail, and clothed in his splendid tabard of Gules, with golden crosslets ;...
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