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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 Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Elocution - 1831 - 338 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...has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, And we heard, by the distant random gun, ThaMhe foe was suddenly firing— When the clock tolled the...
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The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1832 - 284 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 f And we heard, by the distant random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing....
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A collection of interesting and instructive lessons, intended as a sequel to ...

James Campbell (teacher of English.) - 1832
...tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow ! tly 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 and random gun That the foe was suddenly firing. When the clock toll'd...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...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. A But half of our heavy task was clone, When the clock struck the hour for retiring ; And we heard...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1832 - 295 pages
...6. 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. 7. Not the half of our heavy task was done, When the bell toll'd the hour...
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - Oratory - 1833 - 216 pages
...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...half of our heavy task was done, . When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring, And we heard by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 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 toll'd the hour for retiring : And we heard by the distant random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing....
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The Life of Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore, K.B.

James Carrick Moore - 1833
...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 ; Aud we heard...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1833 - 304 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 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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Itinéraire et souvenirs d'Angleterre et d'Écosse, Volume 3

B. Ducos - Great Britain - 1834
...talk of the sIiirit that's gone, And o'er his eold ashes upbraid him , — But little he'll reek , if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton...him. But half of our heavy task was done , When the eloek struek tbe hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly...
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