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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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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1828 - 298 pages
...billow. Lightly they'll speak 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 his comrades have laid him. Not the half of our heavy task was done, When the bell toll'd the hour...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 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...But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock tolled the hour for retiring ; And we heard, by the distant random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing....
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The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Xixth Century

Lyre - English poetry - 1830 - 360 pages
...o'er his head , And we far away on the billow ! Lightly they'll talk of the spirh 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 hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun Of the enemy sullenly firing....
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Conversations on Religion, with Lord Byron and Others: Held in Cephalonia, a ...

James Kennedy - Poets, English - 1830 - 461 pages
...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 told the hour for retiring ; And we heard, by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...they '11 tal-k 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...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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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - American literature - 1830 - 321 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 tolled the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing...
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Conversations on Religion, with Lord Byron and Others: Held in Cephalonia, a ...

James Kennedy - Poets, English - 1830 - 461 pages
...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...him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid himBut half of our heavy task was done, When the clock told the hour for retiring ; And we heard, by...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1830 - 404 pages
...-far away on the billaw !;.''• • * * 6 "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 sleop on • In the grave where a Briton has laid him." 7 But half of our- heavy task was done, When...
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Memorials of the Late War ...: Journal of a soldier of the Seventy-first ...

Europe - 1831
...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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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Elocution - 1831 - 344 pages
...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 the grave where...But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock tolled the hour for retiring, And we heard, by the distant random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing...
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