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" Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory; We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory. "
Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and Verse: Blending ... - Page 78
1818
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The Quaver; or, Songster's pocket companion

Quaver - Songs - 1844 - 512 pages
...for retiring ; And we heard by the distant and random gun, That the foe was sullenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him. down, From the field of his...line, we rais'd not a stone, But we left him alone in his glory. MAY HE WHO WANTS GRATITUDE. THE being devoid of bright gratitude's flame, Is a wretch...
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The Freemason's Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

Freemasonry - 1844
...hour for retiring -; And we heard the distant and random gun That the fee was sullenly firing. 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, Bat we left him alone — with his glory. A SHORT TALE WITH...
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Allusions in Ulysses: An Annotated List

Weldon Thornton - Literary Criticism - 1982 - 554 pages
...Moore," by Irish clergyman and poet Charles Wolfe (1791-1823). The final stanza of the ode says, "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 in his glonr" (see Hoagland, pp....
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Musical Allusions in the Works of James Joyce: Early Poetry through Ulysses

Zack R. Bowen - Literary Criticism - 1974 - 372 pages
...relates the last hurried rites accorded the British leader by his vanquished and retreating army: 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! When the origin of...
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The Original Rhythmical Grammar of the English Language

James Chapman - 1976
...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 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. Anon. 20. The Lady1s...
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Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism

Benedict Richard O'Gorman Anderson - Political Science - 1991 - 224 pages
...That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head And we far away on the billow . . . 8. Slowly and sadly we laid him down. From the field of his fame fresh and gory; We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone But we left him alone with his glory! The lines celebrate...
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Famous Poems from Bygone Days

Martin Gardner - Literary Collections - 1995 - 177 pages
...hour for retiring, And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory; We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone, But we left him alone in his glory. HENRY CLAY WORK (1832-1884)...
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The Citizen-soldier: The Memoirs of a Civil War Volunteer

John Beatty - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 385 pages
...wound him, But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. * * * * Slowly and sadly we laid him down From the field of his fame fresh and gory; We carved not a Vine, we raised not a stone, But left him aloue with his glory." 13. We are in a field...
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A Muse of Fire: Literature, Art and War

Arnold D. Harvey - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 326 pages
...hour for retiring; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory; We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory. With its restraint...
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Sketches of Some Distinguished Anglo-Indians: Including Lord Macaulay's ...

Willaim F. B. Laurie - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 372 pages
...sad though honourable duty of burying him on that fatal evening. It was they who 'Slowly and sadly laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory ; ' and it was they who were the last of the British force to embark in the darkness of the night....
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