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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 National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1838 - 336 pages
...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 tolled the hour for retiring, And we heard the...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1838 - 304 pages
...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, 8 ( j; ) Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of...
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The juvenaile poetical library; selected from the works of modern British ...

Priscilla Maden Watts - 1839
...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...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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The Rhetorical Reader Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1839
...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, g) Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his...
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Grace Darling, the Maid of the Isles

Jerrold Vernon, Grace Horsley Darling - Darling, Grace - 1839 - 480 pages
...of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid bun ; But nothing he'll reck if they'll let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton has laid him." CHAPTER V. " The course of true love never did run smooth." QUICKLY passed the time of Frederick's...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840
...[head, 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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...[head, 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-Britop has. laid him. But half of our heavy task was done When the clock struck the hour for retiring...
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The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Nineteenth Century

Lyre - English poetry - 1841 - 344 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...sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. 58 BUIUALJJF SIR JOHN MOORE. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock told the hour for...
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The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Nineteenth Century

Lyre - English poetry - 1841 - 344 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...sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. 58 BURIAL OF SIR JOHN MOORE. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock told the hour for...
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 139 pages
...away on the billow ! Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that 's gone. And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; 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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