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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 American Class-reader: Containing a Series of Lessons in Reading; with ...

George Willson - Elocution - 1840 - 288 pages
...all their country's wishes blessed! When spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck the hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than fancy's...the turf that wraps their clay ; And Freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there ! — Collins. LESSON CXV. Comfort ye my People. —...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...COLLINS. 1720-1756. ODE. How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their countiy's wishes bless'd ! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck...knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung; Their Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay, And Freedom shall a while...
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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c: Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - Literature - 1840 - 324 pages
...their country's wishes blest ! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallow •il mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's...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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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical ...

James Robert Boyd - English language - 1844 - 306 pages
...THE REBELLION OF 1745. " How sleep the brave who sink to rest With all their country's wishes bless'd When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck...a while repair To dwell, a weeping hermit there-" — COLLINS. Again, what a quantity of thought is here condensed in the compass of twelve lines, h'ke...
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...consecrate their victory!" " How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest 1 When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck...knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung; Their honour comes, a pilgrim grey, To bless the turf that wraps their clay, And Freedom shall awhile...
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The Christian Parlor Magazine, Volume 1

1844
...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...their dirge is sung, There Honor comes, a pilgrim grey, To bless the turf that wraps their clay, And Freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell, a weeping...
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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With a Memoir of Each

William Collins - English poetry - 1844 - 308 pages
...sink to rest, By all their country's wishes hlest ! When Spring, oith dewy fingers cold, Returns 1o deck their hallow'd mould, She there shall dress a...rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung : There Honour comes, ., pilgrim gray, To hless the turf that wraps their clay, And Freedom shall awhile repair,...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...their country's wishes blest ! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallowed per, understanding, taste, That lift« him into life,...to fill. 1 о the deliverer of an injured land He g Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay, And Freedom shall awhile repair,...
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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With a Memoir of Each

William Collins - English poetry - 1844 - 308 pages
...MUCCXLVI. How sleep the bravn, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest ! (When Spring, wiih dewy fingers cold, [Returns to deck their hallow'd...Fancy's feet have ever trod By fairy hands their knell it rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung : There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf...
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Proceedings of the New York Historical Society

New-York Historical Society - New York (State) - 1844
...hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy bands their knell is rung ; By forms unseen their dirge...bless the turf that wraps their clay ; And Freedom nhnll uwhili- repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there ! Mr. Stone then offered the following resolution...
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