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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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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...prayer, : WOLFE. THE BURIAL OF SIB JOHN MOOU. 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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The English Language, Volume 2

Robert Gordon Latham - English language - 1855
...lines on the 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 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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Poetry: selected for the use of schools and families by A. Bowman

Anne Bowman - 1856 - 292 pages
...blow. CAMPBELL. THE BURIAL OF SIR JOHN MOORE. Nor a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged...night, The sod with our bayonets turning ; By the straggling moonbeam's misty light, And our lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin confined his breast,...
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Songs of the Brave: The Soldier's Dream, and Other Poems and Odes

Honor, Thomas Campbell, Songs - English poetry - 1856 - 46 pages
...condoles, Singing glory to the souls Of the brave ! THE BURIAL OF SIR JOHN MOORE. BY THE REV. C. WOLFE. Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the...of night, The sod with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast,...
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In honorem, songs of the brave, poems and odes by Campbell [and others].

Honor - 1856
...REV. J. WOLFE. NOT a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried ; c Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the...of night, The sod with our bayonets turning, By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast,...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1856
...Moore, in the Edinburgh Annual Register. ! " 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...
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The ballads of Ireland, collected and ed. by E. Hayes, Volume 2

Edward Hayes (collector of ballads) - 1856
...BURIAL OF SIR JOHN MOORE. BY REV. C. WOLFE. 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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Self-culture in Reading, Speaking, and Conversation: Designed for the Use of ...

William Sherwood - Conversation - 1856 - 383 pages
...Charles Wolfe. B. m Dublin, 1791 ; d. 1823. 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 moonbeams misty light, And a lantern dimly burning....
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...Corpse, and Corps. Hollowed and Hallowed. 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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The Ballads of Ireland, Volume 2

Edward Hayes - Ballads, English - 1856
...BURIAL OF SIR JOHN MOORE. BY REY. C. WOLFE. 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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