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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 Poetical Works of W. Collins

William Collins - English poetry - 1848 - 144 pages
...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 ! ODE TO MERCY. STROPHE. O THOU, who sit'st a smiling bride By valour's arm'd and awful side, Gentlest...
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Addresses on the Battle of Bennington: And the Life and Services of Col ...

James Davie Butler, George Frederick Houghton - Bennington, Battle of, N.Y., 1777 - 1849 - 99 pages
...feet have ever trod. By fairy hands, their knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung, Their Honor comes, a pilgrim gray. To bless the turf that wraps their clay, And Freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there." Gentlemen of the General Assembly : The time already...
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Poetry for schools

Frederick Charles Cook - 1849
...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 I EXTRACTS FROM GRAY. THE BARD. The following Ode Is...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 1

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1850
...deck their hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than fancy's feet have ever trod. There Honor comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that...a while repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there." Still less let us forget, on this auspicious anniversary, the venerable survivors of the eventful contest....
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 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 nwhile repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there. ODE TO EVENING. If aught of oaten stop, or pastoral...
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Sabrinae Corolla in Hortulis Regiae Scholae Salopiensis

Benjamin Hall Kennedy - Classical languages - 1850 - 328 pages
...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. COIJJNS. Epitaph on the Countess of 'Pembroke. Underneath...
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The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1851 - 659 pages
...recollections which it suggests. — DANIEL WEBSTER. 6. There Honor comes, a pilgrim Gray, To deck ul boy. En — COLLINS. PARABLE. § 645. PARABLE, Greek rrapafioA^, from -napadaXXu, to compare, is an Allegorical...
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Historical Sketches of North Carolina from 1584 to 1851: Compiled from ...

John Hill Wheeler - North Carolina - 1851 - 480 pages
...ever trod. * t *• By fairy hands their knell is rung, By forras unseen their dirge is song ; . There Honor comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay; And Freedom shall awhile repair, And dwell a weeping hermit there." During the administration of Governor Caswell, the...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 pages
...foet 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...while repair, To dwell, a weeping hermit, there. iť. vmaiNius, AS TRIBUNE, REFUSES THE APPEAL OF APPIUS CLAUDIUS. — Original Paraphrase from Livy. I AFFIRM,...
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical ...

English language - 1852 - 352 pages
...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...a while repair To dwell, a weeping hermit there." — COLLINS. Again, what a quantity of thought is here condensed in the compass of twelve lines, like...
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