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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 New Statistical Account of Scotland: Inverness, Ross and Cromarty

Scotland - 1845
...ever trod. By angels' hands their knell is rung, By forms unscen their dirge is sung, There virtue comes, a pilgrim gray To bless the turf that wraps their clay, And piety shall stiH repair, To dwell a wceping hermit there. In the autumn of 1 833, this parish was deprived...
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The Columbian Magazine, Volumes 3-4

Arts - 1845
...most famous odes. When spring with dewy fingers cold Returns to deck their hallowed mould. * * * There honor comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay. THOUGHTS ON THE POETS. 225 Who has not envied the sleep of the brave thus guarded and graced ? Who...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...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 wraps their clay ; And Freedom shall awhile repair To dwell a weeping hermit there ! TO OUR ELDEST HEIR. — Mrs. Henry Coleridge. DEEM...
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Monument to the Memory of General Andrew Jackson: Containing Twenty-five ...

Presidents - 1846 - 410 pages
...trod ; By fairy forms their dirge is sung — By hands unseen their knell is rung; — 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 ! EULOGY DELIVERED AT NEW YORK CITY, JUNE 24, 1845, BY...
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Thoughts on the Poets

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - English poetry - 1846 - 318 pages
...odes : When spring with dewy fingers cold Returns to deck their hallowed mould. * * * * There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay. Who has not envied the sleep of the brave thus guarded and graced ? Who has not been thrilled at the...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 7

Methodist Episcopal Church - 1847
...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 wraps their clay; And Freedom shall awhile repair To dwell a weeping hermit there." Here we have something beside mere rhyme. The stanzas...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall wake them from their lowly bed. 3. 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. 4. Each lonely scene shall thee restore, For...
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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 1

New England - 1847
...mouldering heap." The sod that covers men like these is " consecrated ground," and there shall honor come, " a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay, And Freedom shall awhile repair To dwell a weeping hermit there." In our ramble to this hallowed spot, we took pains...
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A Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts on Evry ...

1847 - 506 pages
...shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall wake them from. their lowly bed. 3. There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay ; Apd Freedom shall awhile repair To dwell a weeping hermit there ! COLLINS. 4. Each lonely scene shall...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower - 1853 - 426 pages
...Fancy's feet have 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." What a quantity of thought is here condensed in the compass of twelve lines, like a cluster of rock...
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