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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 Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Noël Byron - 1826 - 776 pages
...burning. No useless coffin confined his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shrouds we bound him, But he lay his name And lineage long, it suits me not to say ; Suffice it, th 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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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 18

Walter Scott - 1827
...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 Lord...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1827
...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 stedfastly gazed...
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Remains of the Late Rev. Charles Wolfe ...: With a Brief Memoir of His Life

Charles Wolfe - 1827 - 473 pages
...burning. III. 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. IV. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we stedfastly gazed...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation. The Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - 1828 - 383 pages
...burning. No useless coffin confined bis breast, Xor 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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The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry, Volume 1

Alaric Alexander Watts - 1828
...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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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1828 - 404 pages
...coffin enclosed his breast, . "~i— -; • Nor in sheet nor in shroud we wound him ; But he lay — like a warrior taking his rest — • With his martial cloak around him ! -4 Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly...
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Memorials of the Late War, Volume 1

1828 - 319 pages
...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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Tales of an Antiquary: Chiefly Illustrative of the Manners ..., Volume 2

Richard Thomson - 1828
...continued to pace the Church, when others withdrew to their Taverns and Ordinaries. There he lay, " i like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him," in his hood and shirt of mail, and clothed in his splendid tabard of Gules, with golden crosslets ;...
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An Illustration of the Principles of Elocution ...

William Brittainham Lacey - 1828 - 300 pages
...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 gaz'd...
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