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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 Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 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 bod, And smooth'd down...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - American literature - 1845 - 484 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, 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 ballad poetry of Ireland. Ed. by C.G. Duffy. 4th ed

sir Charles Gavan Duffy - Ballads, Irish - 1845 - 252 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...a word of sorrow; But we steadfastly gazed on the fnce that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought as we hollow'd his narrow !lcd,...
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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclos'd his breast, Not in sheet nor in shroud we wound 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 that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. 1 He was killed at Corunna,...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him.2 Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke...word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the face of the dead,3 And we bitterly thought of the morrow.4 We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, And...
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The Original Rhythmical Grammar of the English Language

James Chapman - Elocution - 1976
...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...we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we steadfastly looked on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought as we hollowed his...
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Famous Poems from Bygone Days

Martin Gardner - Literary Collections - 1995 - 177 pages
...lantern dimly hurning. No useless coffin enclosed his hreast, Not in sheet nor 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 hitterly thought of the morrow. We thought as we hollow'd his narrow hed, And smoothed down...
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Sharpe's Devil: Napoleon and South America, 1820-1821

Bernard Cornwell - Fiction - 2009 - 336 pages
...God," Harper crossed himself, then looked with horror at Sharpe. Lord Cochrane reverted to poetry: "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." Then His Lordship began to laugh, and his laugh swelled to...
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The Struggle for Sea Power, Book IV of the Story of the World

History - 2013 - 248 pages
...with our bayonets turning, By the straggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lanthom dimly burning. 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 bollow'd his narrow bed And smooth'd down...
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