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" We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head; And we far away on the billow! Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him;... "
English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ... - Page 70
by English poetry - 1844
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 59

Edmund Burke - History - 1819
...Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone. And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, Bui nothing he'll reck if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has luid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring; And we...
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Accepted Addresses; Or, Proemium Poetarum: To which are Added, Macbeth ...

Parodies - 1813 - 195 pages
...of the spirit that's gone, And o'er 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...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 sullenly firing....
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 1

H. Biglow, Orville Luther Holley - American literature - 1817
...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 where a...But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock tolf'd the hour for retiring, And we beard the distant random gun That the foe was suddenly tiring....
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 72

1817
...Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him. But nothing he'll reck, if they let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half our heavy task was done. When the clock toll'd the hour for retir. i"S. And »e beard by the distant...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

English literature - 1817
...And o'er liis cold ˇLshes upbraid him, But nothing he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the'gravc where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock tolled the hour for retiring ; And we heard by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...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 BRITON has laid him! But half of uur heavy task was done When the clock told the hour for retiring, And we heard by the distant and...
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Annual Register, Volume 59

Edmund Burke - History - 1818
...Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, But nothing he'll reck if they let him sleep on In the grave where a...half of our heavy task was done, • When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring} ' And we heard by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 5

1825
...that's gone. And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him , But nothing hell reck, if they let him sleep him «" In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock told the hour for rerlrtor: And we heard, by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly...
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English literature - 1818
...his cold ashes upbraid him ; But nothing he'll reck, if they'll let him sleep on 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....
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and ..., Volume 59

Edmund Burke - History - 1818
...Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, But nothing he'll reck if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has hud him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring; And we heard...
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