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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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Memorials of the Late War ...: Journal of a soldier of the Seventy-first ...

1831
...dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we bound hire ; 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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The Norwich Minstrel, Containing Several Hundred of the Most Admired and ...

1831 - 255 pages
...of Corunna. lite No useless coffin pnclosed }ijs breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we bound Him; Bu he lay like a warrior taking his rest. With his martial cloak around him. Few an4 short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word in sorrow ; But we stedfustly gazed...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - 1831 - 344 pages
...dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor 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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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - 1831 - 338 pages
...burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we wound him; But he lay—like a warrior taking his rest— With his martial cloak around him! But we Steadfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow— Few and short...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 31

1856
...the hill-side — the Alma, Balaklava, and Inkerman — but in an honourable grave ; each sleeping " like a warrior taking his rest, with his martial cloak around him," in a soldier's grave, though destitute of " storied urn and animated bust," yet cherished in the country's...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed 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 gazed...
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 44

1875
...by Wolfe — " No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet, nor in shrond we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." FUGITIVE SLAVES AND QUEEN'S SHIPS. following correspondence has passed between the Admiralty and the...
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The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1832 - 284 pages
...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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A collection of interesting and instructive lessons, intended as a sequel to ...

James Campbell (teacher of English.) - 1832
...bayonets turning; 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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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...Imcrates. ~u No useless coffin coufin'il his breast, Nor in sheet, nor in shrond, we bound him; But he lay, like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. — Wolfe. acts. THIS day the Roman citizens dedicated to the goddess Concord. William de Hamilton,...
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