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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. "
Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and Verse: Blending ... - Page 78
1818
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Journal of the conversations of lord Byron ... in the years 1821 and 1822

Thomas Medwin - 1825
...o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; But nothing he '11 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 told the hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun Of the enemy sullenly firing....
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 24

1825
...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 ; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing....
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Arliss's Literary collections

John Arliss - 1825 - 358 pages
...cold ashes upbraid him ; But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock told the hour of retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing....
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The Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon NoŽl Byron - 1826 - 776 pages
...o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; But nothing 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 told the hour for retiring ; And we heard by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 10

Great Britain - 1826
...grave where a Briton has laid him. 7. " But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock struck the hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing. 8. " Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary, Volume 10

Great Britain - 1826
...grave where a Briton has laid him. 7. " But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock struck the hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing. 8. " Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh...
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826
...reck, if they let him sleep on " Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, In the grave where a Briton has laid him." ' But half of our heavy task was done, And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing— When the clock tolled...
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The Medical Intelligencer: Containing Extracts from Foreign and ..., Volume 4

Medicine - 1827
...reck, if they let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our duty was yet done, When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant and random gun, Which the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1827
...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 ; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was suddenly firing....
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Remains of the Late Rev. Charles Wolfe ...: With a Brief Memoir of His Life

Charles Wolfe - 1827 - 473 pages
...grave where a Briton has laid him. VII. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock struck the 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 of his fame fresh...
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