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" 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. "
Elocutionary Manual: The Principles of Elocution ; with Exercises and Notations - Page 140
by Alexander Melville Bell - 1887 - 240 pages
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Seren Gomer : neu, Gyfrwng gwybodaeth cyffredinol i'r Cymry, Volumes 36-37

1853
...hero we buried. No useless coffin enclosed hiabreat>t, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we bound him, But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Yn fad oedd y tebwrdd, galarnad ni fu, Tr.i ei [rorff i'r amgacrau cyrchasom ; Ni baethai un milwr,...
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British melodies, extracts from the modern poets [signed J.H.R.].

British melodies - 1820
...dimly burning. No useless coffin 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 were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word in sorrow ; But we stedfastly gazed...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 5

1821
...dimly burning. No useless coffin 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 were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we stedfastly gazed...
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Beauties of the Scottish poets, or Harp of Renfrewshire, a collection of ...

Renfrew county - 1821
...dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheets nor in shrouds we bound him, But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we stedfastly gaz'd...
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The flowers of literature, or, Encyclopædia of anecdote, a coll ..., Volume 2

William Oxberry - 1821
...dimly burning. No useless coffin 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 were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we stedfastly gazed...
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Journal of the conversations of lord Byron ... in the years 1821 and 1822

Thomas Medwin - 1824
...he had come to an end, he repeated the third, and said it was perfect, particularly the lines " But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, " With his martial cloak around him." " I should have taken," said Shelley, " the whole for a rough sketch of Campbell's." " No," replied...
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Journal of the Conversations of Lord Byron: Noted During a ..., Volume 1

Thomas Medwin - 1824 - 304 pages
...burning. 'I No useless coffin confined his breast, M Nor in sheet nor in shroud we bound hiifli " But he lay like a warrior taking his rest) '• With his martial cloak around hini. " Few and short were the prayers we said; ''f And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; l> But we steadfastly...
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The soldier's companion, or Martial recorder, consisting of biography ...

Soldier - 1824
...burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet nor in shrond we bound him, But he lav like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Few—and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we stedfastly gazed...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 95, Part 2; Volume 138

1825
...dimly burning. 327 " No useless coffin enclosed hi* bruit, 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 were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed...
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Conversations de lord Byron, recueillies pendant un séjour avec sa ...

Thomas Medwin - 1825
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin confined 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 were the prayers we said , And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we stedfastly gazed...
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