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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 Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 44

1875
...— " 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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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 pages
...burning. No useless coffin enclos'd 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 gaz'd...
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The Life of Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore, K.B.

James Carrick Moore - 1833
...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. 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 English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - 1833 - 216 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 ! 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 Canterbury Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 1 - Volume 2, Issue 10

1834
...— " 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." Near Sir John Moore's, is a monument to Sir Ralph Abercromby, which presents a very imposing appearance....
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1835 - 276 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 steadfastly gazed...
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Tales of the wars; or, Naval and military chronicle

1836
...burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not 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 Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 2

1836
...is met, and now, prostrate on that car, held down by the icy hands of its first occupant, he lies " like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." It hurries on unretarded in its course, and now, aided by the north wind, may be seen gliding over...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1838 - 304 pages
...burning. 3 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! 4 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 Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - 1838
...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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