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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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Arliss's Literary collections

John Arliss - 1825 - 358 pages
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin confined 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. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we stedfastly gazed...
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O'Hara; or, 1798 [by W.H. Maxwell].

William Hamilton Maxwell - 1825
...VOL. I. CHAPTER IV. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet or in shroud we bound him ; He lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Woolf*. THOUSANDS were spectators of the engagement from the eminences of Boston, and its environs;...
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The Circulator of useful knowledge, amusement, literature, science and ...

1825
...dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his brefcst, 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 steadfastly...
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O'Hara; Or, 1798

William Hamilton Maxwell - 1825
...Commander. VOL.L CHAPTER IV. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet or in shroud we bound him; He lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. JToolfa. THOUSANDS were spectators of the engagement from the eminences of Boston, and its environs;...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 24

1825
...dimly burning. • No useless coffin enclos'd 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. • Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly...
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The Dublin and London magazine

1825
...dimly burning. ' No useless coffin enclosed his breast. Not in sheet or in shroud we wound hi m Km 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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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 10

1826
...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 the whole,' said Shelley, ' for a rough sketch of Campbell's.' — ' No,'...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Noël Byron - 1826 - 776 pages
...dimly burning. No useless coffin confined his breast, Nor in sheet 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 ga/ed...
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Remains of the Late Rev. Charles Wolfe ...: With a Brief Memoir of His Life

Charles Wolfe - 1827 - 473 pages
...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 the whole,' said Shelley, ' for a rough sketch of Campbell's.' " ' No,' replied...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 18

Walter Scott - 1827
...come to an end, lie 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 the whole/ said Shelley, ' for a rough sketch of Campbell's. « No,' replied...
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