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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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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation : the Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - American poetry - 1842 - 352 pages
...cold ashes upbraid him ; But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Brilon 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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Selections from the Writings of the Late J. Sydney Taylor: With a Brief ...

John Sydney Taylor - Lawyers - 1843 - 496 pages
...o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; But nothing he'U 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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Readings in poetry: a selection from the best English poets, from Spenser to ...

Readings - English poetry - 1843 - 448 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, And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was suddenly firing. When the clock struck the...
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The Freemason's Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

Freemasonry - 1844
...o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, But little he'll reek, if they let him sleep on In the ground 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 fee was sullenly firing....
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...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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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...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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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...o'er his cold ashes upbraid him — But little he'll reok, if they let him sleep on In the grave where 3. struck the hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing....
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The Royal Minstrel: Or, Melodist's Pocket Songster; a Choice Collection of ...

Printers - 1844 - 328 pages
...nothing he reck if they'll let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half our easy task was done, When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring, And we heard by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down,...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - American literature - 1845 - 494 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 Of the enemy, suddenly firing....
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