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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 Life of Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore, K.B.

James Carrick Moore - 1834
...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 life of lieutenant-general sir John Moore, Volume 2

James Carrick Moore - 1834
...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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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...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 told the hour...
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Itinéraire et souvenirs d'Angleterre et d'Écosse, Volume 3

B. Ducos - Great Britain - 1834
...npbraid him , — But little he'll reek , if they Iei him sleep on In the grave where a Briton bas laid him. But half of our heavy task was done , When the eloek struek the hour for retirinp ; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly...
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The Universal Songster and Museum of Mirth: A Collection of ..., Volume 2

Songs - 1835 - 312 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...In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half our heavy task was done, When the clock told the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant and random...
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Tales of the wars; or, Naval and military chronicle, Volumes 1-2

1836
...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 hini. ' But half of our heavy task was done. When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring, And we heard...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1835 - 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...reck, if they let him sleep on, In the grave where a BriUm has laid him. 'i , But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock tolled the hour for retiring...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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 Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1838
...Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes uphraid 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 Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1838
...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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