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" Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ; None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise. "
Miriam Coffin: or The whale-fishermen. A tale ... - Page 189
by Joseph C. Hart - 1835
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 12

1847
...more widely known, but not more tenderly loved : " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ; None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise." Reader, the above is no fancy sketch ; those who can turn their thoughts back through three years of...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 pages
...stanzas on the death of his brother poet Drake : Green be the turf above thee. Friend of my better days; None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise. Tears fell when thou wert dying, From eyes unused to weep ; And long where thou art lying Will tears...
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Graham's Magazine, Volume 41

1852
...terseness of his smaller compositions. Such as — Green be the turf above thee Friend of my better days ! None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise — An elegy of which it can be truly said, as of how few persons through all time, that there is not...
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical ...

English language - 1852 - 352 pages
...his friend Dr. Drake, the poet, beginning with " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ; None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise." " Fanny," " Alnwick Castle," " Marco Bozzaris," are the best known of his productions. He is distinguished...
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The National Magazine, Volume 1

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1852
...description, is the poem on the death of Drake : — " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ! None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise. " Tears fell when thou wert dying, From eyes unused to weep, And long where thou art lying, Will tears...
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and Fashion, Volume 41

1852
...terseness of his smaller compositions. Such us — Green be the turf above thee Friend of my better days ' None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise — An elegy of which it can be truly said, as of how few persons through all time, that there is not...
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The Annual Report of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Institution ...

1852
...the fifteenth year of her age ; and the fair hope of a bright future was buried in her early grave. " None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise thee." The following lines from the pen of the late Rev. Dr. Bethune, though not written for her, so...
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Annual Report, Volumes 1-20

Free Public Library (New Bedford, Mass.) - 1853
...into an institution of communal magnitude and interest. The senior of these has gone to his rest. " Green be the turf above thee. Friend of my early days ; None knew thee but to love thee, None named thcc but to praise." It would be difficult to recall to mind of those early among us, one more worthy...
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American Classical Authors

Ludwig Herrig - American literature - 1854 - 553 pages
...At midnight on the shore. ON THE DEATH OF DRAKE. Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days; None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise. Tears feil, when thou wert dying, From eyes unused to wecp; And long where thou art lying, Will tears...
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Recollections of a Literary Life

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1855 - 558 pages
...stanzas on the death of his brother poet Drake : Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ; None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise. Tears fell when thou wert dying, From eyes unused to weep ; And long where thou art lying Will tears...
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