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" 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 on the face that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. "
Tales of the wars; or, Naval and military chronicle - Page 54
1836
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 59

Edmund Burke - History - 1819
...dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, Anil smooth'd down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his ha And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone. And o'er his cold...
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The Port Folio

Joseph Dennie, John Elihu Hall - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1817
...we steadfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, • And smoothed down...him, But nothing he'll reck if they let him sleep on But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock to1 I'd the hour for retiring, And we heard the...
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Accepted Addresses; Or, Proemium Poetarum: To which are Added, Macbeth ...

Parodies - 1813 - 195 pages
...we steadfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his...cold ashes upbraid him; But nothing he'll reck, if they'll let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done,...
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 1

H. Biglow, Orville Luther Holley - American literature - 1817
...we steadfastly gaied on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his...billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, Ar.il o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, But nothing he'll reck if they let him sleep on In the grave...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...thought on the morrow! UPNOft CASTLK. • 439 We thought, as WR hollowed his narrow bed And smooth'd down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger...they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold.ashes upbraid him ; But nothing he'Jl reck, if they'll let him sleep on, In the grave where a...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 1

Scotland - 1817
...gazed on the face of the dead, ' And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hallowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow,...tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow. Yet, Lina ! hadst thou marked, when there The lowly weed enrobed the Fair, What nameless charms—...
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The Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's Edinburgh ..., Volume 1

1817
...stedfastly gazed on the face of the dead. And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we billowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow,...the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, 1 And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that Ч gone, And o'er liis cold...
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 1

1817
...we steadfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his...pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'Ğr his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 2

1818
...his narrow bed, \ği smonth'd down his lowly pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread on hi* head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, Ann o'er his cold ashes apluaid him. But nothing he'll rerk,if they let him sleep on, In the grave...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 74

England - 1853
...canonisation : if there U to be worship, it must be immediate. A century destroys it ; but enmity survives. "Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, But little he'll rock, if they let him Bleep on," dec. We commenced with the intention of reviewing Mr...
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