Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

1840
...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 gazed...
Full view - About this book

Arundines Cami; sive, Musarum Cantabrigiensium lusus canori, collegit atque ...

Cam river - 1841
...dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet or 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...
Full view - About this book

The Foreign Quarterly Review, Volumes 26-27

1841
...the arduous duties that unquestionable ability entails on its possessor, he was fated to die — " Like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." An open rupture with France appeared at hand. France herself being in a state of revolution, and disposed...
Full view - About this book

The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 139 pages
...borning. 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 ! Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we stedfastly gaz'd...
Full view - About this book

The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Nineteenth Century

Lyre - 1841 - 344 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...
Full view - About this book

The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Nineteenth Century

Lyre - 1841 - 344 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...
Full view - About this book

The Foreign quarterly review [ed. by J.G. Cochrane]., Volume 26

John George Cochrane - 1841
...to the arduous duties that unquestionable ability entails on its possessor, he was fated to die— " Like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." An open rupture with France appeared at hand. France herself being in a state of revolution, and disposed...
Full view - About this book

Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

1842 - 490 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...
Full view - About this book

The Quarterly Review, Volume 70

1842
...because ' No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud they bound him, But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him.' It is assumed, of course, that no frightful accumulations of interment would be crowded into a narrow...
Full view - About this book

The School Reader: Fourth Book. Containing Instructions in the Elementary ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1849 - 304 pages
...him. 6. No useless coffin inclosed 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. * This beautiful ode, as usual, is ascribed to Wolfe, though more recea discoveries render it probable...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF