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" O'er the grave where our hero we buried. We buried him darkly at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning; By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. "
An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors, to ... - Page 177
by John Hanbury Dwyer - 1845 - 300 pages
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 504 pages
...of his life. THE BURIAL OF SIR JOHN MOORE. NOT a drum was heard, nor a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged...buried. We buried him darkly at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning, — By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly...
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The New-England Pocket Songster: A Choice Collection of Popular Songs, New ...

Ballads, American - 1846 - 160 pages
...SIR JOHN MOORE.— By Wolfe. NOT a drum was heard, nor a funeral note, As his corse to the ramparts we hurried, Not a soldier discharged his farewell...buried. We buried him darkly at dead of night, The turf with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And our lanterns dimly burning....
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The Book of Poetry

Bennett George Johns - English poetry - 1847 - 186 pages
...head. GOLDSMITH. BURIAL OF SIR JOHN MOORE. NOT a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged...of night, The sod with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And our lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin confined his breast,...
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - English poetry - 1847 - 186 pages
...head. GOLDSMITH. BURIAL OF SIR JOHN MOORE. NOT a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged...of night, The sod with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And our lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin confined his breast,...
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Historical Records of the British Army [Infantry] ...

Great Britain. Adjutant-General's Office, Richard Cannon - 1847
...of their revered Commander : — Not a drum was heard, — not a funeral note, — As his corse to the rampart we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged...buried ! We buried him darkly at dead of- night, The sods with our bayonets turning ; By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning...
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Hamilton's Campaign with Moore and Wellington During the Peninsular War

Anthony Hamilton (of the 43rd Light Infantry.) - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1847 - 163 pages
...Dublin. THE BfJRIAL OF SIR JOHN MOORE. " Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried. Not a soldier discharged his...buried. We buried him darkly, at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning ; By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern- dimly burning....
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Hamilton's Campaign with Moore and Wellington During the Peninsular War

Anthony Hamilton (of the 43rd Light Infantry.) - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1847 - 163 pages
...BURIAL OF SIR JOHN MOORE " Not a drum wag heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampar^we- hurried!. Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot,...buried. We buried him darkly, at dead of night, The sods with sur bayonets turning; By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning....
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Songs of Ireland and Other Lands: Being a Collection of the Most Popular ...

Songs, English - 1847
...funeral note, As his corse to the ramparts we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O 'er the grave where our hero we buried. We buried him...of night, The sod with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin confined his breast,...
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Lessons in Enunciation: Comprising a Course of Elementary Exercises, and a ...

William Russell - 1848
...the rill.' EXERCISES ON PITCH. Lam Notes. ' Not a drum was heard, nor a funeral note As his corse to the rampart we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged...of night, The sod with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning.' High Notes. ' But thou, 0 Hope !...
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The Acharnians, Knights, and Clouds

Aristophanes - 1848 - 420 pages
...usually supplied by the iambus of accent. " Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note, " As his corse to the rampart we hurried ; " Not a soldier discharged...buried." " We buried him darkly at dead of night, " The sods with our bayonets turning ; " By the struggling moon-beam's misty light, " And the lantern dimly...
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