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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 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

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840 - 368 pages
...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

English poetry - 1840 - 378 pages
...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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The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Nineteenth Century

Lyre - English poetry - 1841 - 344 pages
...has laid him. 58 BURIAL OF SIR JOHN MOORE. 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. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1842 - 504 pages
...o'er his cold ashes upbraid him; But nothing he 'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the gnue where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task...clock toll'd the hour for retiring; And we heard, by the distant and random gun, That the (be was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1842 - 490 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 toll'd the hour tor retiring; And we heard, by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly...
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The School Reader: Fourth Book. Containing Instructions in the Elementary ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers - 1849 - 316 pages
...render it probable that its author was an obscure country school master, named Mackintosh. 7. Not the half of our heavy task was done, When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring, And we heard by the distant, random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. 6. Slowly and sadly we laid him down,...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 7

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1825
...his cold ashes upbraid hirr^, — But little he'll reek, if they let him sleep on Jn 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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Soldiers and Sailors: Or, Anecdotes, Details, and Recollections of Naval and ...

Old Humphrey - Sailors - 1842 - 366 pages
...o'er 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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