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" Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. "
The Freemason's Monthly Magazine - Page 249
1844
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A Guide to Silent Westerns

Larry Langman - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 577 pages
...comes from Charles Wolfe's poem, "The Burial of Sir John Moore at Corunna." Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried;...farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. Not Built for Runnin' (1924), Ambassador. Dir. Leo Maloney; Sc. Ford Beebe; Cast includes: Leo Maloney,...
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The Essays of Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 221 pages
...say, buried under arms with funeral accompaniments, though it may be, — "Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note. As his corse to the rampart we hurried;...farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried." The mass of men serve the state thus, not as men mainly, but as machines, with their bodies. They are...
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Famous Poems from Bygone Days

Martin Gardner - Literary Collections - 1995 - 177 pages
...The Burial of Sir John Moore Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the ramparts we hurried; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we huried. We huried him darkly, at dead of night, The sods with our hayonets turning, By the struggling...
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Thoreau: Political Writings

Henry David Thoreau - History - 1996 - 175 pages
...may say, buried under arms with funeral accompaniments, though it may be Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried;...farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. The mass of men serve the State thus, not as men mainly, but as machines, with their bodies. They are...
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Law and Literature: Text and Theory

Lenora Ledwon - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 501 pages
...funeral accompaniments, though it may be, — Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note. As his corpse to the rampart we hurried; Not a soldier discharged...farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. The mass of men serve the state thus, not as men mainly, but as machines, with their bodies. They are...
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International Dictionary of Historic Places: Southern Europe

Sharon La Boda - History - 1994 - 900 pages
...fame: Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note. As his corse to the rampart we hurried; Not a solider discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. Further Reading: Moore ofCorunna by Roger Parkinson (London: Hart Davis, MacGibbon. 1976) provides...
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Kotik Letaev

Andrey Bely, Gerald Janecek - Fiction - 1999 - 268 pages
...the original, the opening stanza reads: "Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note, / As his corpse to the rampart we hurried; / Not a soldier discharged...farewell shot / O'er the grave where our hero we buried" (C. Wolfe et al., Songs of the Brave [London, 1856]). 40 "Colors of afire bright . . .": A poem by...
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A Book of Irish Verse

William Butler Yeats - Poetry - 2000 - 256 pages
...notes that once were so dear. THE BURIAL OF SIR JOHN MOORE NOT a drum was heard, not a funeral-note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried ; Not a soldier...farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. 12 We buried him darkly at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moonbeam's...
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The Hybrid Muse: Postcolonial Poetry in English

Jahan Ramazani - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 223 pages
..."The Burial of Sir John Moore," a Napoleonic war elegy by Charles Wolfe: Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried;...farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. 89 Bennett humorously transfigures a death lament into a nativity ode. She tropes the empire as death...
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American Spiritualities: A Reader

Catherine L. Albanese - Social Science - 2001 - 530 pages
...say, buried under arms with funeral accompaniments, though it may be, — "Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried;...farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried." The mass of men serve the state thus, not as men mainly, but as machines, with their bodies. They are...
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