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" Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the face that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. "
The art of preaching, by a clergyman of the English Church - Page 25
by Art - 1876 - 112 pages
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The Classical Journal, Volume 37

1828
...No useless coffin inclosed his breast, '] . . . Not in sheet nor in shroud we wound him, . . . But he lay like a warrior taking his rest With his martial cloak around him. * * * We spoke not a word of sorrow, But stedfastly gazed on the face that was dead." Wolfe's Ode...
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Accepted Addresses; Or, Proemium Poetarum: To which are Added, Macbeth ...

1813 - 195 pages
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet, nor in shroud, we bound him; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow; i But we steadfastly gazed...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 1

1817
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we bound him, But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we stedfastly gazed...
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 1

1817
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet nor in shroud we bound h;m. But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of 'sorrow, But we steadfastly gazed...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...lantern dimly burning ! No useless coffin inclosed his breast, Nor iu sheet nor in shroud we bound him , But he lay like a WARRIOR taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him ! Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow; But we stedfastly gaz'd...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

1817
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we bound him, But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we stedfastly gazed...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 67

1850
...even in the attitnde of repose, at once arrested the eye. Tall, athletic, and dignified, " He l.-ty like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him." I saw before me one of the bravest, the most distinguished, the most trusted of the Generals who fonght...
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

1818
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin inclos'd his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we bound him ; But he lay like a warrior , taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Both few and short were the pray'rs we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we stedfastly...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and ..., Volume 59

Edmund Burke - 1818
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we bound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest. With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we steadfastly gazed...
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Annual Register, Volume 59

Edmund Burke - 1818
...lantern dimly burning. Nooiseless coffin enclosed his breast, Nor in sheet nor in shroud we bound him ; But he lay 'like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we steadfastly gazed...
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