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" By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet or in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. "
The Annual Biography and Obituary - Side 81
1826
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - 1843 - 300 sider
...lantern dimly burning. 3. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we bound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With...around him. 4. Few and short were the prayers we said — We spoke not a word of sorrow ; But steadfastly gaz'd on the face of the dead, And bitterly thought...
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Selections from the Writings of the Late J. Sydney Taylor: With a Brief ...

John Sydney Taylor - 1843 - 496 sider
...misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No UHclcss coffin confined his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we wound him, But he lay like a warrior...taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Few and ghort were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we stedfostly gaz'd...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Bind 15,Oplag 2

1849
...grave with all warlike honors. " No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud they wound him, But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, "With his martial cloak around him." The bugle's wailing note blended mournfully with the steady beat of the muffled drum, and the cannon's...
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Indian Fights and Fighters

Cyrus Townsend Brady - 1971 - 423 sider
...robes. When the robes were taken away the body of a splendid specimen of Indian manhood was disclosed. "He lay like a warrior taking his rest, with his martial cloak around him." His stern and royal look, the iron majesty of his features, even though composed in death, revealed...
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The Original Rhythmical Grammar of the English Language

James Chapman - 1976
...the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet nor in shroud we bound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Few — and short, were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we steadfastly...
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Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism

Benedict Richard O'Gorman Anderson - 1991 - 224 sider
...the struggling moonbeams' misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. 3. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet or in shroud we wound him;...taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him . . . 5. We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow, That the foe...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 sider
...securely, till the sea extends Its limber margin, and precision ends. (1. 33—36) HelP; MOS; NOBA; QFR 2 OBTV; TW EnRP: OBNC; PoEL-4; Son MARY ELIZABETH COLERIDGE (1861-1907) Unwelc (1. 11—12) 3 We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone. But we left him alone with his glory....
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Forest and Other Gleanings: The Fugitive Writings of Catharine Parr Traill

Catherine Parr Strickland Traill - 1994 - 250 sider
...how did you feel when hearing, and sight, and speech were all shut out?" asked Kate Dalton. "I felt like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." "Nonsense, my dear; but how did you feel? Do tell me." "Exactly like a person who had been buried alive,...
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Famous Poems from Bygone Days

Martin Gardner - 1995 - 177 sider
...misty light, And the lantern dimly hurning. No useless coffin enclosed his hreast, Not in sheet nor in shroud we wound him; But he lay like a warrior...taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow; But we steadfastly gazed...
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The Citizen-soldier: The Memoirs of a Civil War Volunteer

John Beatty - 1998 - 385 sider
...comrades are deposited in their narrow grave, the lines of Wolfe recur to us: " No useless coffin inclosed his breast; Not in sheet or in shroud we wound him,...taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. * * * * Slowly and sadly we laid him down From the field of his fame fresh and gory; We carved not...
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