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A History of Connecticut: Its People and Institutions - Page 500
by George Larkin Clark - 1914 - 609 pages
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The Spy; a Tale of the Neutral Ground: Referring to Some Particular ...

James Fenimore Cooper - 1825
...swinging in the wind, until chance directed the footsteps of some straggler to the place. 257 CHAPTER X. " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days— None knew thee but to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise." HaUtck. WHILE the scenes and events that we have recorded were occurring,...
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Alnwick Castle, with Other Poems, Issue 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - Alnwick Castle - 1827 - 64 pages
...triumph-hours, save on the battle day ? ON THE DEATH OF JOSEPH RODMAN DRAKE, OP NEW-YORK, SEPT. 1820. GREEN be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ! None knew thee but to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise. Tears fell, when thou wert dying, From eyes unused to weep, And long,...
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator

Theology - 1829
...poet, haunting our memory, and rising unconsciously to our lips : — " Green be the turf above thcc, Friend of my better days; None knew thee but to love thee, None nam'd thee but to praise." ****** '' When hearts whose home was heaven. Like thine, are laid in earth,...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 2

1835
...tender sentiment and simplicity. This poem consists merely of six quatrains, and we quote them in full. Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days! None knew thee but to love thee, ]NTor named thee but to praise. Tears fell when thou wert dying, From eyes unused to weep, And long,...
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The Culprit Fay: And Other Poems

Joseph Rodman Drake - Poetry - 1835 - 92 pages
...The good die first, And they, whose hearts are dry as summer dust, Burn to the socket." WORDSWORTH. GREEN be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ! None knew thee but to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise. 38 ON THE DEATH OF J. RODMAN DRAKE. Tears fell, when thou wert dying,...
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Miriam Coffin: or The whale-fishermen. A tale ...

Joseph C. Hart - Whaling - 1835
...hundreds of living beings here to say, in sincerity — " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my early days ! None knew thee but to love thee — None named thee but to praise."* Peleg Folger lived to an advanced age ; and, in his latter years, took to writing the history of his...
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The American Quarterly Review, Volume 19

Robert Walsh - Technology & Engineering - 1836
...written in September, 1820, after the death of Joseph Rodman Drake, the intimate friend of our author. " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days! None knew thee but to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise. " Tears fell, when thou" wert dying, From eyes unused to weep, And long,...
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Common School Assistant, Volumes 1-2

Education - 1836
...those wayward ones, who now try your patience, will say in some future time, as I say of this dear " friend of my better days " — '• None knew thee but to love thee, None named tbee but to praise." Is it said I have drawn too perfect a character, because without faults. He had...
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Father Butler: The Lough Dearg Pilgrim

William Carleton - 1839 - 229 pages
...his father's neck, and he expired. Thus died he, of whom I may say with truth, as I do with tears, " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ; None knew thee but to love thee, Or named thee but to praise." LOUGH DEARG PILGRIM. THERE is no specimen of Irish superstition equal...
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