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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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The Country Gentleman's Magazine

Simpkin, Marshall & Co - 1832 - 1114 pages
...ever interested my feelings more, nor could I help reciting aloud — " 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 will dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod." I think Collins must have...
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Methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review, Volume 3; Volume 14

1832 - 510 pages
...writing, is from Collins : two very exquisite stanzas undoubtedly :— ' 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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Literary and Religious Sketches

John Newland Maffitt - 1832 - 254 pages
...with fancy, grandeur with simplicity, and romance with reality : — ' 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. By fairy-hands...
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The Literary Remains of Joseph Brown Ladd, M. D.

Joseph Brown Ladd, W. B. Chittenden - 1832 - 252 pages
...your slumbers in the dark house appointed for all living. " So 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. By fairy hands...
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Memoirs and Letters of Capt. Sir William Hoste, Volume 2

Sir William Hoste (1st Bart.) - 1833 - 352 pages
...father, ever your affectionate son, W. HOSTE. BOOK V. FROM 1814 TO 1828. 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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Memoirs and Letters of Capt. Sir William Hoste, Bart, Volume 2

Sir William Hoste (1st bart), Lady Harriet Walpole Hoste - 1833 - 348 pages
...father, ever your affectionate son, W. HOSTE. BOOK V. FROM 1814 TO 1828. 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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Practical Notes Made During a Tour in Canada: And a Portion of the United ...

Adam Fergusson - 1833 - 424 pages
...ever interested my feelings more, nor could I help reciting aloud — " 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 will dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod." I think Collins must have...
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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - 1833 - 368 pages
...THE MEJ10KY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE REBELLION OF 1745. " 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 hallow'd mould, She there shall dress o sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. " By Fairy hands their...
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The New-England Magazine, Volume 5

Joseph Tinker Buckingham, Edwin Buckingham, Samuel Gridley Howe, John Osborne Sargent, Park Benjamin - 1833 - 550 pages
...fortunes and ruined constitutions, sunk into an early grave. 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. There Honor...
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Lectures on Poetry and General Literature: Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - 1833 - 528 pages
...country's wishes blest I 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. " By Fairy-hands their knell is rung-, By Forms unseen their dirge is sung ; There Honour comes, a pilgrim...
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