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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 American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1832 - 295 pages
...we bound him ; But he lay— like a warrior taking his rest, His martial cloak wrapt 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 bitterly thought of the morrow. 5. We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, And...
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The Life of Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore, K.B.

James Carrick Moore - 1833
...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...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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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - Oratory - 1833 - 216 pages
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we wound him; But he lay — like a warrior taking his rest —...word of sorrow; But we steadfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow: — We thought — as we hollow'd his narrow bed,...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 pages
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclos'd 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 gaz'd on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1833 - 304 pages
...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...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 Life of Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore, K.B.

James Carrick Moore - 1834
...dimly burning. in. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet or in shroud we wound 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. We thought, as we hollow'd his narrow bed, And stnooth'd down...
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The life of lieutenant-general sir John Moore, Volume 2

James Carrick Moore - 1834
...dimly burning. in. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet or in shroud we wound 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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The Universal Songster and Museum of Mirth: A Collection of ..., Volume 2

Songs - 1835 - 312 pages
...with our bay'nets turning, By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And our lanterns dimly burning. 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 on the morrow. No useless coffin confin'd his breast, Nor in sheet...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1835 - 276 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...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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Tales of the wars; or, Naval and military chronicle

1836
...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...word of sorrow, But we steadfastly gazed on the face of the dead. And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, aa we hollowed his narrow bed. And...
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