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" 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 gazed on the face that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. "
The Edinburgh Monthly Magazine - Seite 278
1817
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - 1845 - 484 Seiten
...lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast,. Nor in sheet nor in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With...we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the face of the dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as we...
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The ballad poetry of Ireland. Ed. by C.G. Duffy. 4th ed, Band 1

sir Charles Gavan Duffy - 1845
...the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast. Not in sheet or in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With...we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow; But we steadfastly gazed on the fnce that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought as we...
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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845
...the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclos'd his breast, Not in sheet nor in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With...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. 1 He was killed...
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The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - 1845 - 448 Seiten
...the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet or in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With...said, And we spoke not a word, of sorrow ; But we steadfastly gazed on the face that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow. We thought, as...
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Proceedings - Philological Society, London, Band 5

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 not 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...
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The Original Rhythmical Grammar of the English Language

James Chapman - 1976
...moon-beam1s misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet nor in shroud we bound him ; But he lay like...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...
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Famous Poems from Bygone Days

Martin Gardner - 1995 - 177 Seiten
...the lantern dimly hurning. No useless coffin enclosed his hreast, Not in sheet nor in shroud we wound him; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With...we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow; But we steadfastly gazed on the face that was dead, And we hitterly thought of the morrow. We thought as we...
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Britain in the Nineties: The Politics of Paradox

Hugh Berrington - 1998 - 231 Seiten
...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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Sharpe's Devil: Napoleon and South America, 1820-1821

Bernard Cornwell - 2009 - 336 Seiten
...God," Harper crossed himself, then looked with horror at Sharpe. Lord Cochrane reverted to poetry: "Few and short were the prayers we said. And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we steadfastly gazed on the face that was dead. And we bitterly thought of the morrow." Then His Lordship...
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13 Carat Diamond and Other Stories

Khin Myo Chit (Daw) - 2005 - 128 Seiten
...transported over the fence to the people inside, while the mourners and friends remained out-side."Few and short were the prayers we said, and we spoke not a word of sorrow." But these incidents are nothing when compared to the one I have almost withheld, out of sheer delicacy....
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