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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. "
Elocutionary Manual: The Principles of Elocution ; with Exercises and Notations - Page 142
by Alexander Melville Bell - 1887 - 240 pages
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 24

1825
...him, — But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In 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. « Slowly and sadly we...
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The Dublin and London magazine

1825
...upbraid him, But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In 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. ' Slowly and sadly we laid...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 95

1825
...him — But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave, where a Briton has laid him. " But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock struck the hour for returning ; And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe waa sullenly firing. " Slowly and...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 10

1826
...— But little he'll reck, if they 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 distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing. 8. " Slowly and sadly we...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary, Volume 10

1826
...— But little he'll reck, if they 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 distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing. 8. " Slowly and sadly we...
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Remains of the Late Rev. Charles Wolfe ...: With a Brief Memoir of His Life

Charles Wolfe - 1827 - 473 pages
...— But little he '11 reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. VII. 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. VIII. Slowly and sadly...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1827
...upbraid him,— But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In 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 suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid...
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Memorials of the Late War, Volume 1

1828 - 319 pages
...him, — But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In 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. Slowly and sadly we laid...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - 1828 - 560 pages
...him, — But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In 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. Slowly and sadly we laid...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1828
...him, — But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In 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. Slowly and sadly we laid...
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