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" How sleep the Brave who sink to rest By all their country's wishes blest! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands their knell is rung;... "
Elegant extracts in poetry - Page 790
by Elegant extracts - 1816
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The poems, of William Collins, with notes selected and orig. by W. Crowe

William Collins - 1828
...ode, and this turn of it.• When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallow'd mold, She there shall dress a sweeter sod, Than Fancy's...their knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is snng ; There Honour comes, a pilgrim grey. To bless the turf that wraps their clay, And Freedom shall...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas, Sir Egerton Brydges, John Langhorne - English poetry - 1830 - 150 pages
...BEGINNING OF THE YEAR 1746. How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes bless'd ! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck...rung ; By forms unseen their dirge is sung ; There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay ; And Freedom shall a while repair,...
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Shakspeare's Seven Ages: Or, The Progress of Human Life

John Evans - Life - 1831 - 281 pages
...embellished with beautiful vignettes, has considerable merit, and its perusal yields no urnaH gratification. When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck...rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung ! There HONOUR comes, af rilgrim grey, To bless the turf that wraps their clay ; And FREEDOM shall awhile repair...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 3; Volume 14

Methodist Church - 1832
...writing, is from Collins : two very exquisite stanzas undoubtedly :— ' How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest ! When...turf that wraps their clay ; — And freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell, a weeping hermit, there.' ' These stanzas,' says Mr. Montgomery, ' are quite...
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The Literary Remains of Joseph Brown Ladd, M. D.

Joseph Brown Ladd, W. B. Chittenden - Electronic book - 1832 - 228 pages
...their country's wishes blest : When spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than fancy's...a while repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there."* * Collins. Vv174 But we turn to take a view of those worthy authors of our independence who have survived...
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Literary and Religious Sketches

John Newland Maffitt - 1832 - 240 pages
...hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod • Than fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy-hands their knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is...the turf that wraps their clay ; And freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there.' — Collins. The unfortunate author of these inimitable...
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Memoirs and Letters of Capt. Sir William Hoste, Bart, Volume 2

Sir William Hoste (1st bart), Lady Harriet Walpole Hoste - 1833
...father, ever your affectionate son, W. HOSTE. BOOK V. FROM 1814 TO 1828. How sleep the brave, who sink to rest By all their country's wishes blest; When...is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung; There Honour comes, a pilgrim grey, To bless the turf that wraps their clay; And Freedom shall awhile repair...
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Memoirs and Letters of Capt. Sir William Hoste, Volume 2

Sir William Hoste (1st Bart.) - 1833
...father, ever your affectionate son, W. HOSTE. BOOK V. FROM 1814 TO 1828. How sleep the brave, who sink to rest By all their country's wishes blest; When...is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung; There Honour comes, a pilgrim grey, To bless the turf that wraps their clay; And Freedom shall awhile repair...
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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - Literature - 1833 - 324 pages
...THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE REBELLION OF 1745. " How sleep the brave, who sink to rest With all their country's wishes blest ! When Spring, with...rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung ; There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay; And Freedom shall a while repair...
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Lectures on Poetry and General Literature: Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - Literature - 1833 - 394 pages
...REBELLION OF 174)5. " How sleep the brave, who sink to rest With all their country's wishes blest I When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck...sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. " By Fairy-hands their knell is rung-, By Forms unseen their dirge is sung ; There Honour comes, a pilgrim...
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