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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 Oliver Goldsmith: Poetical works. Dramas. The vicar of Wakefield

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854
...of the place ; From Collins' "Ode, written in the beginning of the year 1746 " : — " There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay ; And Freedom shall awhile repair, T" dwell a weeping hermit there." "While sweetly blending, still are seen, The wavy...
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The Pleasures of Hope, Gertrude of Wyoming, and Other Poems. To which are ...

Thomas Campbell - 1854 - 253 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. TO MEECY. 8TEOPHE. Gentlest of sky-born forms, and...
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The History of English Literature: With an Outline of the Origin and Growth ...

William Spalding - English literature - 1854 - 414 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. H. ODE TO PITT. • ,-",".,• s Bard it Euripides...
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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...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. C OLLIN S. ODE TO EVENING. If aught of oaten stop,...
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Bentley's Monthly Review, Or, Literary Argus, Volume 2

Books - 1854
...ever trod. " By fairy hands their knell is rung, 15y 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." We hope our readers will consider that we have essentially...
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Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives and Senate of the ...

United States. Congress - 1947 - 78 pages
...By forms unseen their dirge is sung, By hands unseen their knell is rung. Here Honor comes a Pilgram gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay, And freedom shall awhile repair, And dwell a weeping hermit there. Mr. RICHARDS. Mr. Speaker, I send to the desk a resolution...
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Improvement Era, Volume 1, Issue 2

Mormons - 1898 - 1146 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 wraps their clay, And Freedom shall awhile repair To dwell a weeping pilgrim there. COLLINS. RELIGIOUS FAITHS, XI. THE CLAIMS, DOCTRINES,...
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A Critical History of English Literature: The Restoration to 1800, Volume 3

David Daiches - 1979 - 319 pages
...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! The perfection of this finely carved piece makes one wonder whether the kind of thing Collins did in...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 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 wraps their clay, 10 And Freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping hecmit there! A SONG FROM SHAKESPEARE'S CYMBELINE...
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Poetic Designs: An Introduction to Meters, Verse Forms, and Figures of Speech

Stephen Adams - Poetry - 1997 - 252 pages
..."forms unseen": 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. Personification is thus a trope that elevates the natural...
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