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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
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The Poetical Melange

English poetry - 1828
...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 the distant and random gun Of the enemy sullenly firing....
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The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry

Alaric Alexander Watts - Electronic book - 1828 - 395 pages
...tread o'er his head, Aud 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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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 251 pages
...o'er his And we far away on the billow! [head, " 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 the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...rioting over 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...has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, And we heard, by the distant random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. When the clock tolled the...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 560 pages
...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 sullenly firing....
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Memorials of the Late War, Volume 1

Europe - 1828 - 319 pages
...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 sullenly firing....
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications, Volumes 27-28

Constable and co, ltd - 1828
...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 sullenly firing....
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 392 pages
...o'er his head, And we far away on the billow ! 6 " Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; But nothing he'll...sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him." 7 But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring, And we heard the...
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An Illustration of the Principles of Elocution ...

William Brittingham Lacey - Elocution - 1828 - 300 pages
...they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; But little he'll reek, if they let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton...has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, Whn the clock struck the hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe...
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Remains of the Late Rev. Charles Wolfe ...: With a Brief Memoir of His Life

Charles Wolfe - Sermons, English - 1828 - 294 pages
...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. VII. But half of our heavy task was done, - When the clock struck the hour for retiring ; And we heard...
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