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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 Annual Biography and Obituary, Volume 10

Great Britain - 1826
...Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, — But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. 7. " But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock struck the hour for retiring ; And we heard...
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826
...pillow— Haw the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his And we far away on the billow! fhead, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; But nothing he'll reck, if they let him sleep on " Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, In the grave where a Briton has laid him." ' But...
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The Cornish Magazine, Issue 25

English essays - 1826
...head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly ihcy'll speak of the spirit that'« gone, And o'er hi* cold ashes upbraid him : But nothing he'll reck if they let him sleep on In a grave where a Union has laid him. But half of our heavy ta*k was done When the clock lold the hour...
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The works of lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1826
...would trd o'er hit head And we far away on the billow! Lightly they'll talk of the epiritthaf- ps-, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him; But nothing he'll reck, if they Irt kii sleep on In the grave where a Briton haļ laid kirn But half of our heavy task wan donr When...
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The Medical Intelligencer: Containing Extracts from Foreign and ..., Volume 4

Medicine - 1827
...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...grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our duty was yet done, When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant and random...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 26

1827
...Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him,— But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave...But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock struck the hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was suddenly firing....
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Remains of the Late Rev. Charles Wolfe ...: With a Brief Memoir of His Life

Charles Wolfe - 1827 - 473 pages
...they '11 talk of the spirit that 's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, — But little he '11 reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. VII. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock struck the hour for retiring ; And we heard...
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The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry, Volume 1

Alaric Alexander Watts - English poetry - 1828
...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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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation. The Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - Children's poetry - 1828 - 383 pages
...would tread o'er 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 told the houi of retiring ; But hi ^ When 1 And vre heard by the distant and random gun. That the foe...
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The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry, Volume 1

Alaric Alexander Watts - English poetry - 1828
...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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