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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 Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1838
...dimly hurning, cc 2 No useless coffin enclosed his hreast, Not in sheet or in shroud we wound 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 hitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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, With his...we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we stediastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1838
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enelosed his breast, Not in sheet or in shroud we wound htm 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 Moral and Intellectual School Book: Containing Instructions for Reading ...

William Martin - Readers - 1838 - 348 pages
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin confined his breast, Nor in sheet, nor in shroud we bound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his...prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; And we stedfastly gazed on the face of the dead. And bitterly thought of the morrow. HIGH AND CHEERFUL....
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1838 - 336 pages
...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 — 6. We thought — as we hollowed his narrow...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1838 - 304 pages
...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 marrow — 5 We thought — as we hollowed his narrow bed,...
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The London Saturday journal, Volumes 1-4

1841
...of the stanzas : — No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet or in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his...we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we Btedfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. • * • Slowly and...
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The juvenaile poetical library; selected from the works of modern British ...

Priscilla Maden Watts - 1839
...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...were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word in sorrow ; But we stedfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought on the morrow....
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The Rhetorical Reader Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1839
...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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...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...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, And...
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