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" Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him ! But half of our heavy task was done When the clock struck the hour for retiring,... "
The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language - Page 258
1869 - 405 pages
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Accepted Addresses; Or, Proemium Poetarum: To which are Added, Macbeth ...

Parodies - 1813 - 195 pages
...In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock told the hour for retiring; And we heard the distant and...line, and we raised not a stone, But we left him alone in his glory. THE MARRIAGE OF SIR JOHN SMITH. PHCEBE CAREY. Not a sigh was heard, nor a funeral tone,...
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The Dublin and London magazine

1825
...ashes upbraid him, But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. ' But half of our heavy task was done, When the...we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with hii glory !' THE TRIAL OF DANIEL O'CONNELL, ESQ.* WE have seldom spent an hour more agreeably than...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1825
...upbraid him, — But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave' where a Briton has laid him. ' But half of our heavy task was done, When the...fame fresh and gory ; We carved not a line, and we rais'd not a stone. But we left him alone with his glory !' We have described this poem, as the production...
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Journal of the conversations of lord Byron ... in the years 1821 and 1822

Thomas Medwin - 1825
...done, When the clock told the hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun Of the enemy sullenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down,...not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory. The feeling with which he recited these admirable stanzas, I shall never forget. After he had come...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 95, Part 2; Volume 138

Early English newspapers - 1825
...the hour for returning ; And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe was sullenly Bring. " Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field...not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory." Of the person who possessed such high poetical merit *, our readers will be glad to know something....
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Remains of the Late Rev. Charles Wolfe ...: With a Brief Memoir of His Life

Charles Wolfe - 1827 - 473 pages
...hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing. VIII. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field...not a stone — But we left him alone with his glory ! The principal errors in most of the copies of this poem were pointed out by an early friend of the...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 560 pages
...upbraid him, — But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the...not a stone — But we left him alone with his glory ! TO THE MEMORY OF A VERY PROMISING CHILD, WRITTEN AFTER WITNESSING HEB LAST MOMENTS. I CANNOT weep,...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1828
...upbraid him, — But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the...not a stone,-" But we left him alone with his glory ! in contact with the soldiers under Romana, and partly from the dreadful ?privations which we had...
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The Poetical Melange, Volume 1

English poetry - 1828
...When the clock tolled the hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun Of the enemy sullenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down,...not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory. " Wolfe. ON A TOMBSTONE IN CHESHIRE. O stranger ! let no ill-timed tear Be shed for those who slumber...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...upbraid him, — But little he 'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the...not a stone — But we left him alone with his glory ! VERSES. IF I had thought thou couldst have died, I might not weep for thee ; But I forgot, when by...
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