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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 National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - 1838 - 336 pages
...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...
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Scotland, Volume 1

William Beattie - 1838 - 236 pages
...III. 19. " 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." The founder of this chapel, according to the authority already quoted, lived in great state at his...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - 1838
...hurning, cc 2 No useless coffin enclosed his hreast, 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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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volume 19

...magnificent room, except the taste with which it is fitted up. The figure of Napoleon, as he is laid, " like a warrior taking his rest, with his martial cloak around him," is highly imposing, and strikes the beholder with reverence; while turning to the opposite side, we...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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 stediastly gazed...
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The Moral and Intellectual School Book: Containing Instructions for Reading ...

William Martin - 1838 - 348 pages
...burning. No useless coffin confined 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 ; And we stedfastly gazed...
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The juvenaile poetical library; selected from the works of modern British ...

Priscilla Maden Watts - 1839
...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 London Saturday journal, Volumes 1-4

1841
...stanzas : — No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor 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 Btedfastly gazed...
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The Rhetorical Reader Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1839
...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 Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volume 35

John William Carleton - 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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