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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. "
The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins - Page 46
by William Collins - 1802 - 124 pages
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Letters from Canada, Written During a Residence There in the Years 1806 ...

Hugh Gray - 1809 - 438 pages
...triumphant; they had beaten the enemy : he died in the arms of victory. 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 then shall dress a sweeter sod, Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands...
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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - 1809 - 302 pages
...sons, O Nature, learn my tale. ODE, WRITTEN IN THE YEAR MDCCXLVI. [IBID.] 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 hallow VI mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands...
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Watts, A. Philips, West, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Young

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 554 pages
...close such scene from every future view. ODE. WRITTEN IN THE YEAR 1746. How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest ! When...dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallow'd mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod, Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By Fairy hands their...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Watts, A. Philips ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 556 pages
...such scene from every future view. ODE. •WIIITTE* IN THE YEAR 4. How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest ! When Spring, with dewy lingers cold, Returns to deck their hallow'd mould, She there shall dress a sweeter soi, Than Fancy's...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

1819 - 394 pages
...the glass is out, The folly of the farce is done. SONG LI. BY COLLINS.* How sleep the brave who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest ? When spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck the hallow'd mold, She then shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands...
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The Juvenile Port-folio, and Literary Miscellany, Volume 1

Thomas Condie - 1813 - 262 pages
...engagement between the Chesapeaie and Shannon, 'June 1st 1813. How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, Bi all their country's wishes blest ! When spring with dewy fingers cold, Returns 1 deck their hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod, Than fancy's feet have ever trod....
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The death of Abel; tr. [by M. Collyer] with a sketch of the life of the ...

Salomon Gessner - 1814 - 678 pages
...following beautiful lines : When spring with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallow'd mould ; She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. T. Despair of Cain. Cain, urged by despair, wandered in the recesses of the neighbouring thicket. He...
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History of the French revolution, and of the wars resulting from that ...

John James M'Gregor - 1816 - 494 pages
...history shall transmit to future ages the record of their deathless fame. How sleep the brave who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest ! When...dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallow'd mould — She there shall dress a sweeter sod. Than fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands their...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816 - 490 pages
...scene from every future 150. Ode. Written in the year 1746. COLLIKS. How sleep the brave, who sink to rest By all their country's wishes blest ! When...dewy fingers cold. Returns to deck their hallow'd mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By Fairy hands their knell...
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Travels Through the Western Interior of the United States, from the Year ...

Henry Ker - 1816 - 392 pages
...gloriously fell fighting in defence of his country's rights. " How sleep the brave, who sink to rest With 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." The day was...
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