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" Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory ; We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory. "
Poetry for School and Home, from the best authors. Edited by T. Shorter - Page 109
by Thomas Shorter - 1861
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Accepted Addresses; Or, Proemium Poetarum: To which are Added, Macbeth ...

Parodies - 1813 - 195 pages
...reck if we let him live on, In the house where his wife conveyed him. But our heavy task at length was done, When the clock struck the hour for retiring; And we heard the spiteful squib and pun The girls were sullenly firing. Slowly and sadly we turned to go,— We had...
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 1

H. Biglow, Orville Luther Holley - American literature - 1817
...the clock toll'd the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant random gun That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the...of his fame fresh and gory ; We carved not a line, we raised not n stone,— But we left him alone with his glory. ART. 11. THESPIAN REGISTER. . Friday...
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 1

H. Biglow, Orville Luther Holley - American literature - 1817
...tolf'd the hour for retiring, And we beard the distant random gun That the foe was suddenly tiring. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory ; We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, — But we left him alone with his glory. ART. 11. THESPIAN REGISTER. Friday...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

English literature - 1817
...tolled 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, From the field of his fame fresh and gory: We carved not я line, we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with hin glory. THE MOSS ROSE. • (Prom the...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...clock told 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, From the field of his FAME fresh and gory, We carv'd not a line, we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his OLOKY ! UPNOR CASTLE, on the...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 2

1818
...toll'd tiie hour for retiring, And v*c heard by the distant nnd random gun. That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame, fn sli and gory, We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, Bat we left him alone in hi* glory. PARAPHRASE...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 1

1817
...thedistantand random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, Frpm the field of his fame fresh and gory : We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory. [ grant i 1 Then, adorn me with a new...
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Annual Register, Volume 59

Edmund Burke - History - 1818
...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, From the...of his fame fresh and gory : We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory. MR. MR. CAMPBELL'S ODE ON THE RETIREMENT...
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English literature - 1818
...In the grave whore a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring-; And we heard the distant and random gun, That tue foe was suddenly firing. Slswly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 5

1825
...told the hour for rerlrtor: And we heard, by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down. From the field of nil fame fresh and gory : We carved not a line, we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his...
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