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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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The Citizen-soldier: The Memoirs of a Civil War Volunteer

John Beatty - 1998 - 385 pages
...Wolfe recur to us: " No useless coffin inclosed 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. * * * * Slowly and sadly we laid him down From the field of his fame fresh and gory; We carved not...
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Sharpe's Devil: Napoleon and South America, 1820-1821

Bernard Cornwell - 2009 - 336 pages
..."No, my Lord." "You don't!" Cochrane sounded astonished, then again assumed his declamatory pose: "But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him" "The verses, you understand, refer to the burial of Sir John Moore. Did you know Moore?" "I met him,"...
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Inicios de una literatura regional: la narrativa antioqueña de la segunda ...

2005 - 788 pages
...pasaje sublime "La inhumación de Sir John Moore", descrito por Wolfe en estos versos inmortales: "But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him".z Venciendo el miedo con el despecho, pues la fámula detestaba a Mardoqueo tanto como su esposa,...
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The Pushkin Handbook

David M. Bethea - 2005 - 665 pages
...have been cut). 28. His "The Burial of Sir John Moore" (1817) is quoted in Journey to Arzrum: ". . . like a warrior taking his rest / With his martial cloak around him" (Pushkin, Pss, 8:450). This poem, known in Russia through L Kozlov's translation, was published for...
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