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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 School Reader: Fourth Book. Containing Instructions in the Elementary ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers - 1849 - 304 pages
...our bayonets turning, By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And our lanterns dimly burning. 3. 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. 4. We thought as we hollowed his narrow bed, And...
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Readings in poetry: a selection from the best English poets, from Spenser to ...

Readings - 1843
...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 hollow'd his narrow bed, And...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet or in shroud we wound him J whole of its content« upon the plains of the Camatic....of which no eye had seen, no heart conceived, and And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet or in shroud we wound him; And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down...
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet, or in shroud, we hound 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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The Freemason's Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

Freemasonry - 1844
...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...a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the lace that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought as we hollow'd his narrow bed,...
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The Royal Minstrel: Or, Melodist's Pocket Songster; a Choice Collection of ...

Printers - 1844 - 320 pages
...dimly burning. • No useless coffin confln'd his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we bound him ! But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his...we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gaz'd on the face of the dm:. And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought as we heap'd his narrow...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin inclosed 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 stedfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we...
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The Quaver; or, Songster's pocket companion

Quaver - Songs - 1844 - 512 pages
...with our bayonets turning, By the straggling moon-beams' 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 confined his breast, Nor in sheet...
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The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - Elocution - 1845 - 448 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 hollow'd his narrow bed, And smooth'd down...
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