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

John Beatty - 1998 - 385 pages
...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
...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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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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The Emerson Brothers: A Fraternal Biography in Letters

Ronald A. Bosco, Joel Myerson - 2005 - 456 pages
...general, of him, that, given his constitution, his life was harmonious & perfect. His body is a handsome & noble spectacle. My mother was moved just now to call...warrior taking his rest with his martial cloak around him."32 (JMN, 8:53-57) As opposed to Mary Moody Emerson's "genius," which was, as Waldo observed, "always...
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