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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,... "
Selections from the British Poets - Page 167
1840
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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...carved not a 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,...
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 1

H. Biglow, Orville Luther Holley - 1817
...the clock toll'd the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant random gun That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the...of his fame fresh and gory ; We carved not a line, we raised not n stone,— But we left him alone with his glory. ART. 11. THESPIAN REGISTER. . Friday...
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 1

H. Biglow, Orville Luther Holley - American literature - 1817
...tolf'd the hour for retiring, And we beard the distant random gun That the foe was suddenly tiring. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory ; We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, — But we left him alone with his glory. ART. 11. THESPIAN REGISTER. Friday...
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The Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's Edinburgh ..., Volume 1

1817
...tolled the hour for retiring ; And we heard by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory: We carved not я line, we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with hin glory. THE MOSS ROSE. • (Prom the...
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Annual Register, Volume 59

Edmund Burke - History - 1818
...toll'd the hour for retiring} ' And we heard by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the...of his fame fresh and gory : We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory. MR. MR. CAMPBELL'S ODE ON THE RETIREMENT...
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Travels in England, France, Spain, and the Barbary States: In the Years 1813 ...

Mordecai Manuel Noah - Africa, North - 1819 - 431 pages
...clock tolled the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the...of his fame fresh and gory, We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, Put we left him alone with his glory." London paper,' Our captain went on shore...
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British melodies, extracts from the modern poets [signed J.H.R.].

British melodies - 1820
...toll'd the hour for retiring ; And we heard by the distant and random guq, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the...of his fame fresh and gory : We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory. Sir John Moore, was killed by a cannon...
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The flowers of literature, or, Encyclopędia of anecdote, a coll. by W. Oxberry

William Oxberry - 1821
...tolled the hour for retiring ; And we heard by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the...of his fame fresh and gory : We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, Bat we left him alone with his glory. MARRIAGE CEREMONIES OF VARIOUS NATIONS....
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The soldier's companion, or Martial recorder, consisting of biography ...

1824
...clock toll'd the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the...of his fame fresh and gory, We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory. X.IGBT DRAGOONS. ON the peace of 1763,...
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Journal of the Conversations of Lord Byron: Noted During a ..., Volumes 1-2

Thomas Medwin - British - 1824 - 304 pages
...told the hour for retiring ; " And we heard by the distant and random gun, " That the foe was suddenly firing, " Slowly and sadly we laid him down, " From...his fame fresh and gory ; " We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, " But we left him alone with his glory." The feeling with which he recited these...
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