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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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The Universal Songster and Museum of Mirth: A Collection of ..., Volume 2

Songs - 1835 - 312 pages
...on, In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half our heavy task was done, When the clock told the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe was sudenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and...
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Tales of the wars; or, Naval and military chronicle

1836
...him. But nothing he'll reck If they let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton has laid hini. ' But half of our heavy task was done. When the clock...toll'd the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant aud random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down. From the field...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1838
...his cold ashes uphraid 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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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1838
...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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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1838 - 336 pages
...the grave where a Briton has laid him." 7. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock tolled the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing — 8. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh...
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The juvenaile poetical library; selected from the works of modern British ...

Priscilla Maden Watts - 1839
...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 tolled the hour for retiring ; And we heard by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840
...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 sullenly firing....
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...cold ashes upbraid him ; But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a-Britop 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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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 139 pages
...away on the billow ! Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that 's gone. And o'er his cold ashes upbraid 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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