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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. "
Spirit of the English Magazines - Página 74
1818
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Gems of the Modern Poets: With Biographical Notices

Samuel Carter Hall - 1842 - 408 páginas
...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. Few and short...we spoke not a 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...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volumen7

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1825
...enclos'd his breast, Not in sheet or in shroud \ve wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest — With his martial cloak around him. " Few...we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gaz'd on the face that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. " We thought, as we hollow'd...
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Soldiers and Sailors: Or, Anecdotes, Details, and Recollections of Naval and ...

Old Humphrey - 1842 - 340 páginas
...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. ' Few and...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...
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The School Reader: Fourth Book. Containing Instructions in the ..., Libro 4

Charles Walton Sanders - 1849 - 304 páginas
...our bayonets turning, By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And our lanterns dimly burning. 3. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. 4. We thought as we hollowed...
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Readings in poetry: a selection from the best English poets, from Spenser to ...

Readings - 1843
...enclosed his breast, Nor 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...we spoke not a word of sorrow; But we steadfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hollow'd his...
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Proceedings - Philological Society, London, Volumen5

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 not 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...
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The Original Rhythmical Grammar of the English Language

James Chapman - 1976
...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...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 páginas
...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...we spoke not a 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...
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Britain in the Nineties: The Politics of Paradox

Hugh Berrington - 1998 - 231 páginas
...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 páginas
...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 not a 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...
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