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" ... How sleep the Brave who sink to rest By all their country's wishes blest! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands their knell is... "
The Patriotism of Illinois: A Record of the Civil and Military History of ... - Page 582
by Thomas Mears Eddy - 1866
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 13

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...their knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge a song; There Honour comes, • pilgrim pray, To hless the turf that wraps their clay, And Freedom shall a while repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there! ODE TO MERCY. STEOPHE. ' Gentlest of sky-horn forms, and hest ador'd : Who oft with songs, divine to...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

Ballads, English - 1819
...hands their knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung ; There Honour comes a pilgrim grey, To bless the turf that wraps their clay ; And Freedom...shall a while repair To dwell a weeping hermit there. SONG LII. DIRGE IN CYMBELINE. Sung by Guiderius and Arviragus over Fidele, supposed be dead. BY THE...
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The poetical works of William Collins, with critical observations ..., Volume 1

William Collins - 1815
...knell is rung ; By forms uuseen their dirge is sang ; There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To hless the turf that wraps their clay ; And Freedom shall a while repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there ! Ode to Jtfercy. STROPHE. О Thou, who sit'st a smiling hride By valour's arm'ct and awful side, Gentlest...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...feet have ever trod. By Fairy hands their knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung; There Honor comes, a pilgrim gray. To bless the turf that...shall a while repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there ! 151. Ode to Mercy. COLLIKS. STROPHE. 0 THOU, who sitt'st a smiling bride By Valor's arm'd and...
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Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa: Greece, Egypt, and ...

Edward Daniel Clarke - Africa - 1818
...feelings of the human heart; and it "shall be had in everlasting remembrance1." (1) "* There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps...clay ; And Freedom shall a while repair, To dwell a weepiug Uermit there." Hence we passed over the swampy Plain of CHAP. Trachinia, in the midst of the...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 23

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...ever trod. By fairy hands their knell is rung ; By forms unseen their dirge is sung ; There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay; And Freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there. TO MERCT. O THOU, who sit'st a smiling bride By Valour's...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 7

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...have ever trod. By Fairy hands their knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung ; Their Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay, And Freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there ! ODE, TO A LADY, OH THE DEATH OF COL. CHARLES ROSS,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...ever trod. By fairy hands their knell is rung ; By forms unseen their dirge is sung ; There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps...shall a while repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there. 1 This, and the succeeding ode, seem to have been written on the same occasion, viz. the rebellion...
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The poetical works of Collins, Gray and Beattie: with lord Byron's English ...

William Collins - English poetry - 1824 - 446 pages
...have ever trod. By fairy hands their knell is rang, By forms unseen their dirge is sung : There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay, And Freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there ! TO MERCY. Strophe. 0 THOU ! who sitt'st a smiling...
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The Christian Psalmist: Or, Hymns, Selected and Original, with an ...

James Montgomery - Hymns - 1825 - 444 pages
...have ever trod. By fairy-hands their knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung ; There Honour comes* a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay, And Freedom shall awhile repair To dwell a weeping hermit there." Collins. 1746. Tlie unfortunate author of these inimitable...
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