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" 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 wound him; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the... "
A Household Book of English Poetry - Page 257
1870 - 438 pages
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The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry, Volume 1

Alaric Alexander Watts - English poetry - 1828
...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...we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we stedfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we...
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The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry, Volume 1

Alaric Alexander Watts - English poetry - 1828
...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...we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we stedfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1828
...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...we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we stedfastly gazed on the face that was dead, And wa bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we...
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The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry, Volume 1

Alaric Alexander Watts - English poetry - 1828
...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...we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we stedfastly gazed on the face of the dead. And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we...
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Memorials of the Late War, Volume 1

Europe - 1828 - 319 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...we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we stedfastly gazed on the face that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we...
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The Poetical Melange

English poetry - 1828
...dimly burning. — No useless coffin inclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we bound him, . But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his...we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we stedfastly gazed on the face of the dead And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hollowed...
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Remains of the Late Rev. Charles Wolfe ...: With a Brief Memoir of His Life

Charles Wolfe - Sermons, English - 1828 - 294 pages
...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...But we steadfastly gazed on the face that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. V. We thought, as we hollow'd his narrow bed, And smooth'd down...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 404 pages
...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...word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow — 5 We thought — as we hollowed his narrow bed,...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 pages
...taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. * Who fell in the battle of Corunna, hi Spain, 1808. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke...word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, And...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...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 his...But we steadfastly gazed on the face that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down...
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