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" By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet nor in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the... "
Sharpe's Devil: Napoleon and South America, 1820-1821 - Página 227
por Bernard Cornwell - 2009 - 336 páginas
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation : the Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - 1842 - 348 páginas
...shroud we bound him, But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke...that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

1842 - 490 páginas
...shroud we bound him, But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke...word of sorrow, But we steadfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hollow'd his narrow bed, ' And...
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The School Reader: Fourth Book. Containing Instructions in the Elementary ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1849 - 304 páginas
...our bayonets turning, By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And our lanterns dimly burning. 3. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke...word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. 4. We thought as we hollowed his narrow bed, And...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volumen7

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1825
...\ve wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest — With his martial cloak around him. " Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gaz'd on the face that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. " We thought, as we hollow'd...
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Remains of the Late Rev. Charles Wolfe ... with a Brief Memoir of His Life

Charles Wolfe, John Abraham Russell - 1842 - 371 páginas
...in shroud we wound him But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gaz'd on the face that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hollow'd...
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Soldiers and Sailors: Or, Anecdotes, Details, and Recollections of Naval and ...

Old Humphrey - 1842 - 340 páginas
...shroud we wound him, But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. ' Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we stedfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. ' We thought as we...
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Proceedings - Philological Society, London, Volumen5

Philological Society (Great Britain) - 1854
...with some passages of Campbell's Lochiel, or with Wolfe's Burial of Sir John Moore, as in the lines, Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke...a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the fSce of the dead, And we bitterly thought on the morrow. But such a mode of recital would savour of...
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The Original Rhythmical Grammar of the English Language

James Chapman - 1976
...shroud we bound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Few — and short, were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we steadfastly looked on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought as we hollowed his...
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Famous Poems from Bygone Days

Martin Gardner - 1995 - 177 páginas
...shroud we wound him; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him. Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke...steadfastly gazed on the face that was dead, And we hitterly thought of the morrow. We thought as we hollow'd his narrow hed, And smoothed down his lonely...
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Britain in the Nineties: The Politics of Paradox

Hugh Berrington - 1998 - 231 páginas
...and who was his predecessor as leader, stands alone. Even the poll tax was buried, at dead of night. 'Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow.'12 Our Rip van Winkle would have wondered whether Conservative fratricide was something borrowed...
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