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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 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 Port Folio - Side 259
1817
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Scenes and Sketches in Continental Europe: Embracing Descriptions of France ...

1847 - 544 sider
...sheet or in shroud we wound him ; Bat he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial eloak around him. " Few and short were the prayers we said, And we epoke not a word of sorrow ; Bat we steadfastly gazed on the face that was dead, And we bitterly tnoaght...
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The Patrician, Bind 6

John Burke, Bernard Burke - 1848
...the lanthorn 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...word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the face that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hollow'd his narrow bed, And...
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Historical Record of the Ninth, Or the East Norfolk Regiment of Foot ...

Richard Cannon - 1848 - 135 sider
...lantern dimly burning! 1809 -No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet, nor in shroud we wound him; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With...we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow; But we stedi'astly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow ! We thought, as we...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern" dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we bound him; But he lay like...were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word in sorrow, But we steadfastly gazed on the face that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow....
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The Beauties of the British Poets: With a Few Introductory Observations...

George Croly - 1849 - 395 sider
...the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With...we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow : But we stedfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought as we hollowed...
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Proceedings - Philological Society, London, Bind 5

Philological Society (Great Britain) - 1854
...with some passages of Campbell's Lochiel, or with Wolfe's Burial of Sir John Moore, as in the lines, Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke...a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the fSce of the dead, And we bitterly thought on the morrow. But such a mode of recital would savour of...
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The Original Rhythmical Grammar of the English Language

James Chapman - 1976
...buried him darkly, at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moon-beam1s misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless...we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we steadfastly looked on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought as we hollowed his...
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Famous Poems from Bygone Days

Martin Gardner - 1995 - 177 sider
...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...word of sorrow; But we steadfastly gazed on the face that was dead, And we hitterly thought of the morrow. We thought as we hollow'd his narrow hed, And...
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Britain in the Nineties: The Politics of Paradox

Hugh Berrington - 1998 - 231 sider
...and who was his predecessor as leader, stands alone. Even the poll tax was buried, at dead of night. 'Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow.'12 Our Rip van Winkle would have wondered whether Conservative fratricide was something borrowed...
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Sharpe's Devil: Napoleon and South America, 1820-1821

Bernard Cornwell - 2009 - 336 sider
...God," Harper crossed himself, then looked with horror at Sharpe. Lord Cochrane reverted to poetry: "Few and short were the prayers we said. And we spoke...word of sorrow, But we steadfastly gazed on the face that was dead. And we bitterly thought of the morrow." Then His Lordship began to laugh, and his laugh...
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