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" 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. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory ; We carved not a... "
The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ... - Page 327
1825
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Accepted Addresses; Or, Proemium Poetarum: To which are Added, Macbeth ...

1813 - 195 pages
...When the clock told the hour for retiring; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory; We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone, But we left him alone in...
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 1

H. Biglow, Orville Luther Holley - 1817
...the clock toll'd the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant random gun That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory ; We carved not a line, we raised not n stone,— But we left him alone with...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 2

1818
...toll'd tiie hour for retiring, And v*c heard by the distant nnd random gun. That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame, fn sli and gory, We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, Bat we left him alone in hi*...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...clock told the hour for retiring, And we heard by the distant and random gun That the foe was suddenly firing ! Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his FAME fresh and gory, We carv'd not a line, we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

1817
...tolled the hour for retiring ; And we heard by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory: We carved not я line, we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with hin...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 5

1825
...told the hour for rerlrtor: And we heard, by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down. From the field of nil fame fresh and gory : We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his...
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Annual Register, Volume 59

Edmund Burke - 1818
...toll'd the hour for retiring} ' And we heard by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory : We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his...
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Travels in England, France, Spain, and the Barbary States: In the Years 1813 ...

Mordecai Manuel Noah - 1819 - 431 pages
...clock tolled the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory, We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, Put we left him alone with his...
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British melodies, extracts from the modern poets [signed J.H.R.].

British melodies - 1820
...toll'd the hour for retiring ; And we heard by the distant and random guq, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory : We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his...
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The flowers of literature, or, Encyclopædia of anecdote, a coll ..., Volume 2

William Oxberry - 1821
...tolled the hour for retiring ; And we heard by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory : We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, Bat we left him alone with his...
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