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" By the struggling moonbeam's misty light And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet nor in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. "
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series - Page 403
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
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Annual Register, Volume 59

Edmund Burke - 1818
...burning. Nooiseless 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 steadfastly gazed...
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Seren Gomer : neu, Gyfrwng gwybodaeth cyffredinol i'r Cymry, Volumes 36-37

1853
...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
...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 flowers of literature, or, Encyclopædia of anecdote, a coll ..., Volume 2

William Oxberry - 1821
...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
...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 Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 5

1821
...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: Noted During a ..., Volumes 1-2

Thomas Medwin - 1824 - 346 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," said Shelley, " the whole for a rough sketch of Campbell's." " No," replied Lord...
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Journal of the conversations of lord Byron ... in the years 1821 and 1822

Thomas Medwin - 1824
...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 Lord...
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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 Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 24

1825
...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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