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" Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes 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,... "
"Elocutionary Manual.": The Principles of Elocution, with Exercises and ... - Page 149
by Alexander Melville Bell - 1878 - 243 pages
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...has laid him. But5 half of onr heavy6 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. BOADICEA. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1851 - 746 pages
...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 him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory : We...
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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - 1851 - 552 pages
...Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock struck the hour for retiring ; A.nd we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was suLenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory ; We carved...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1852 - 558 pages
...Briton has laid him ! But half of our heavy task was done, When the elock struck 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,...
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Literary Anecdotes and Contemporary Reminiscences of Professor ..., Volume 1

Edmund Henry Barker - 1852
...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 him down, IVom the field of his fame fresh and gory ; We...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1852 - 558 pages
...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 him down, From the field of his fame, fresh and gory ! We...
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First collection of instructive extracts

Scottish school-book assoc - 1852
...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 him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory ; We...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - 1852 - 399 pages
...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 him down, We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone,...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: on the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1853 - 785 pages
...Jiriton 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 him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory: We carved...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

1854 - 430 pages
...'11 let him sleep on But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock told 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,...
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