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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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Life of Andrew Jackson: Embracing Anecdotes Illustrative of His Character

John Frost - 1845 - 208 pages
...country's wishes blest ! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to seek their hallow'd mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod, Than Fancy's feet have ever trod ! By fairy forms their dirge is sung — By hands unseen their knell is rung — There Honour comes, a pilgrim...
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The Principles of English Grammar: Comprising the Substance of the Most ...

Peter Bullions - 1846 - 252 pages
...considerable nmnbci of verses ; it consists of four Iambuses ; as, H6w sleep | the brave | wh8 sink | to rest By all their country's wishes blest ! When...dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallow'd mould, But there shall dress a sweeter sod, Than fancy's feet have ever trod. 5. The fifth species,...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846 - 436 pages
...land of the great departed, Into the Silent Land ! ODE. — 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 hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy...
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A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1847 - 904 pages
...soldier, and embalmed in the recollection of a grateful posterity."' Huw sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest ! When Spring, with dewy fmgers cold. Returns to deck their hallowed mould. She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's...
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The Journal of Education, Volume 37; Volume 47

1915 - 772 pages
...Vorbei und stets vorbei. Sieh auf ' Begrüsse da Die Geisterschar. PAIN. 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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Improvement Era, Volume 1, Issue 2

1898 - 494 pages
...beard The fullness of perfected manhood bore. ODE. THE SLEEPING BRAVE. 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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History of Nashville, Tenn. ...

John Wooldridge - 1890 - 810 pages
...their country's wishes blessed! When spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallowed mold, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod." Mount Olivet Cemetery is one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the South. It contains one hundred...
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The Poems

William Collins - 234 pages
...from ev'ry future view. ODE WRITTEN IN THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR 1746. How sleep the brave who sink to rest By all their country's wishes blest! When...hallow'd mold, She there shall dress a sweeter sod 5 Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands their knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent Persons Who Have Flourished in Great Britain ...

Andrew Kippis - 744 pages
...beautiful and fimple : How ffeep the brave, who fink to reft, With all their country,s wifhes bleft l When Spring, with dewy fingers cold. Returns to deck their hallow,d mold. She there fhall drefs a fweeter fod Than Fancy,s feet have ever trod. 3° Langhorne juftly obferves, that " it...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 24, Issue 1

1858 - 44 pages
...those fine verses of Collins, which we will take the liberty to insert; " 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. We now step from...
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