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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 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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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 454 pages
...him ; But nothing he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him." 7 But half of our heavy task was done, . When the clock...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 Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry

Alaric Alexander Watts - Electronic book - 1828 - 395 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 tolled the hour for retiring ; And we heard, by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly...
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The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry, Volume 1

Alaric Alexander Watts - English poetry - 1828 - 430 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 tolled the hour for retiring ; And we heard, by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 251 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 tolled the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing...
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The Poetical Melange

English poetry - 1828
...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 the distant and random gun Of the enemy sullenly firing....
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 560 pages
...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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