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" We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed And smoothed down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow! Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him... "
The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review - Page 296
edited by - 1817
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 5

1825
...tread o'er kfc »». And we far away on the butow ! Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone. And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him , But nothing hell reck, if they let him sleep him «" In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock...
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Travels in England, France, Spain, and the Barbary States: In the Years 1813 ...

Mordecai Manuel Noah - Africa, North - 1819 - 431 pages
...nor in shroud we bound him, But he lay like a warrior takmg his rest, AVi'li his martial cloak around him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock tolled the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing....
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British melodies, extracts from the modern poets [signed J.H.R.].

British melodies - 1820
...e'er his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's goirc, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, But nothing he'll...But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring ; And we heard by the distant and random guq, That the foe was suddenly...
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The flowers of literature, or, Encyclopędia of anecdote, a coll ..., Volume 2

William Oxberry - 1821
...tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, , But nothing he'll...But half of our heavy task Was done, When the clock tolled the hour for retiring ; And we heard by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 5

1821
...tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, But nothing he'll...the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of onr heavy task was done, When the clock tolled the hour for retiring ; • And we heard by the distant...
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Beauties of the Scottish poets, or Harp of Renfrewshire, a collection of ...

Renfrew county - 1821
...tread on his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the Spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, But nothing he'll reck if they let him sleep on, In tim grave where a Briton has laid him. But half our heavy task was done, When the clock told the hour...
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The Poetical Common-place Book: Consisting of an Original Selection of ...

Poetical common-place book - English poetry - 1822 - 388 pages
...his head, . , . And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; But nothing he'll reck, if they let him sleep or., In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock...
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Journal of the Conversations of Lord Byron: Noted During a ..., Volumes 1-2

Thomas Medwin - British - 1824 - 304 pages
...stranger would treafi a'ej KiJ Ufiotl " Lightly they '11 talk of the spirit that's gone, '•' And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; " But nothing he'll...half of our heavy task was done, *' When the clock told the hour for retiring ; " And we heard by the distant and random g»n> <c That the foe was suddenly...
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The soldier's companion, or Martial recorder, consisting of biography ...

Soldier - 1824
...tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, But nothing he'll...But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing....
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Conversations of Lord Byron: Noted During a Residence with His Lordship at ...

Thomas Medwin - England - 1824 - 351 pages
...Lightly they '11 talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him; But nothing he '11 reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where...But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock told the hour for retiring; And we heard the distant and random gun Of the enemy sullenly firing. Slowly...
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