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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 rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 pages
...cold a'shes/ upbraid h'im ; And lit'tle he'll re'ck (if they let him sleep o'n) In the gra've/ where a B'riton has laid hi'm ! But half of our heavy task was do'ne, When the clo'ck/ struck the hour for reti'ring, And we h'eard (by the distant and random g'un) That the foe/ was suddenly...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...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 sullenly firing.1...
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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845
...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 ballad poetry of Ireland. Ed. by C.G. Duffy. 4th ed

sir Charles Gavan Duffy - Ballads, Irish - 1845 - 252 pages
...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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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 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 American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - Elocution - 1845 - 448 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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School Reader: 4th book

Charles Walton Sanders - 1842 - 316 pages
...render it probable that its authorwas 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. 8. Slowly and sadly we laid him down,...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846 - 436 pages
...his cold ashes upbraid him ; But nothing he '11 reck, if they '11 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 That the foe was suddenly firing....
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The Book of Classic English Poetry, 600-1830

Edwin Markham - English poetry - 1934 - 975 pages
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Poetry of Youth: Selected from The Book of Poetry and

Edwin Markham - American poetry - 1935 - 493 pages
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