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" Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ! None knew thee but to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise. "
Proceedings - Page 15
1875
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The Spy; a Tale of the Neutral Ground: Referring to Some Particular ...

James Fenimore Cooper - New York (State) - 1825
...straggler to the place. 257 CHAPTER X. " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days— None knew thee but to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise." HaUtck. WHILE the scenes and events that we have recorded were occurring, Captain Lawton led his small...
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Alnwick Castle, with Other Poems, Issue 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - Alnwick Castle - 1827 - 64 pages
...JOSEPH RODMAN DRAKE, OP NEW-YORK, SEPT. 1820. GREEN be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ! None knew thee but to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise. Tears fell, when thou wert dying, From eyes unused to weep, And long, where thou art lying, Will tears...
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The Culprit Fay: And Other Poems

Joseph Rodman Drake - Bookbinding - 1835 - 84 pages
...summer dust, Burn to the socket." WORDSWORTH. GREEN be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ! None knew thee but to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise. 38 ON THE DEATH OF J. RODMAN DRAKE. Tears fell, when thou wert dying, From eyes unused to weep, And...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 19

Robert Walsh - Serial publications - 1836
...Drake, the intimate friend of our author. " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days! None knew thee but to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise. " Tears fell, when thou wert dying, From eyes unused to weep, And long, where thou art lying, Will...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.

John William Carleton - 1840
...Russell we may say, in the lines of Halleck, " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ; None knew thee but to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise." Although our article ought strictly to be confined to racing, we cannot refrain from laying before...
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American Melodies: Containing a Single Selection from the Productions of Two ...

American ballads and songs - 1841 - 286 pages
...THE TURF ABOVE THEE. BY FITZ-GREENE HALLECK. GREEN be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ! None knew thee but to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise. Tears fell, when thou wert dying, From eyes unused to weep, And long, where thou art lying, Will tears...
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Rambles and Reveries

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - American literature - 1841 - 436 pages
...hallowed the memory of a brother bard ; — " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days, None knew thee, but to love thee, Nor named thee, but to praise." And were it only for the peculiar species of fame which Lamb's contributions to the light literature...
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Rambles and Reveries

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - 1841 - 436 pages
...hallowed the memory of. a- brother bard ; — " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days, None knew thee, but to love thee, Nor named thee, but to praise." And were it only for the peculiar species of fame which Lamb's contributions to the light literature...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 8

1842
...friends. We all rememl)er the beautiful lines — "Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days, None knew thee but to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise." IB the summer of 1819, while the Croakers ' Dp. Dekay, Zoologist to the State of New-York— auliof...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: With an Historical Introduction

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1842 - 468 pages
...BRTANT, the lines to his memory, beginning — "Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better diys ; None knew thee but to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise." Near the close of the year 1819, HALLECH published "Fanny," his longest poem, which has since passed...
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