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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... "
Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson - Page 552
1870 - 597 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
...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...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
...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...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
...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...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
...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...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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Memorials of the Late War, Volume 1

Europe - 1828
...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...firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the 6eld of his fame, fresh and gory ; We carvtd not a line, — and we raised not a stone,— But we left...
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