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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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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1862 - 490 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 toll'd the hour for retiring; And we heard, by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly...
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Soldiers and Sailors: Or, Anecdotes, Details, and Recollections of Naval and ...

Old Humphrey - Sailors - 1842 - 340 pages
...Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, But little he '11 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 Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 7

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1825
...gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid hirr^, — But little he'll reek, if they let him sleep on Jn the grave where a Briton has laid 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 sullenly firing....
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1842 - 490 pages
...And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him; But nothing he 'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the gnue where a Briton has laid him. But 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 (be was suddenly...
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The Children's Magazine and Missionary Repository, Volume 28

Children's literature - 1842
...Liphtly they'll think of the spirit that's gone, But still we will never upbraid them, — For little he'll reck if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Father has laid him. Soon was our hard and heavy task done, When, warned it was time for retiring,...
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McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers (Elementary) - 1879 - 352 pages
...of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold asjhes upbraid him ; But little he'll reck, if they'll 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 struck the hour for retiring; And we heard the...
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The Original Rhythmical Grammar of the English Language

James Chapman - Elocution - 1976
...gone, And o1er his cold ashes upbraid him ; But nothing he1ll reck if they let him sleep on, In tin: grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock told the hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing....
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The Leatherstocking Tales, Volume 2

James Fenimore Cooper - American fiction - 1985 - 1051 pages
...of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him; But nothing he'll reck, if they'll let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton has laid him." Charles Wolfe, "The Burial of Sir John Moore," vi. THE READER must imagine the horror that daughters...
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Famous Poems from Bygone Days

Martin Gardner - Literary Collections - 1995 - 177 pages
...That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the hillow! 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 Deerslayer

James Fenimore Cooper - Fiction - 1995 - 423 pages
...Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone And o 'er his cold ashes upbraid him; But nothing he '// reck, if they '// let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton has laid him. WOLFE THE READER must imagine the horror that daughters would experience at unexpectedly beholding...
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