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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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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1828
...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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Memorials of the Late War, Volume 1

Europe - 1828 - 316 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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The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry, Volume 1

Alaric Alexander Watts - 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, by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly...
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An Illustration of the Principles of Elocution ...

William Brittainham Lacey - Elocution - 1828 - 300 pages
...o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; But little he'll reek, if they let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, Whn the clock struck the hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 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, And we heard, by the distant random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. When the clock tolled the...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 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 random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing....
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Christian Examiner, Volume 1; Volume 6

Theology - 1829
...his cold ashes upbraid him, — But little 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 struck the hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing....
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1830 - 426 pages
...; But nothing he'll reck, if they let him sleop on • In the grave where a Briton has laid him." 7 But half of our- heavy task was done, When the clock...the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant and randpm gun, That the foe was suddenly firing — ^ ,. 8 -Slowly -and, sadly we laid' him down, ' ....
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 516 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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The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Xixth Century

Lyre - English poetry - 1830 - 360 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 the distant and random gun Of the enemy sullenly firing....
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