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" Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him; — But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton has laid him. "
The first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader - Page 204
by James Stuart Laurie - 1863
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 59

Edmund Burke - History - 1819
...narrow bed, Anil smooth'd down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his ha And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk...that's gone. And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, Bui nothing he'll reck if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has luid him. But half...
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Accepted Addresses; Or, Proemium Poetarum: To which are Added, Macbeth ...

Parodies - 1813 - 195 pages
...thought of the morrow. We thought as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his...that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him; But nothing he'll reck, if they'll let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...UPNOft CASTLK. • 439 We thought, as WR hollowed his narrow bed And smooth'd down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his...they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold.ashes upbraid him ; But nothing he'Jl reck, if they'll let him sleep on, In the grave where a...
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 1

H. Biglow, Orville Luther Holley - American literature - 1817
...thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his...billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, Ar.il o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, But nothing he'll reck if they let him sleep on In the grave...
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 1

1817
...his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'«r his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll...that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, But nothing he'll reck if they let him sleep on lu the grave where a Britoa has laid him. But half of our...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 72

1817
...And ^rnooth'4 down hi* lowly pillow, Thnt the foe And the stranger would tread , on his in-..' ' . And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk...that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him. But nothing he'll reck, if they let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half our...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 74

England - 1853
...canonisation : if there U to be worship, it must be immediate. A century destroys it ; but enmity survives. "Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And...o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, But little he'll rock, if they let him Bleep on," dec. We commenced with the intention of reviewing Mr Thackeray's Lectures,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 1

Scotland - 1817
...thought of the morrow. We thought, as we hallowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow. Yet, Lina ! hadst thou marked, when there The lowly weed enrobed the Fair, What nameless charms—...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 2

1818
...his narrow bed, \»i smonth'd down his lowly pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread on hi* head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, Ann o'er his cold ashes apluaid him. But nothing he'll rerk,if they let him sleep on, In the grave...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

English literature - 1817
...bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, 1 And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that Ч gone, And o'er liis cold ˇLshes upbraid him, But nothing he'll reck, if they let him sleep...
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