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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. "
Rambles and Reveries - Page 246
by Henry Theodore Tuckerman - 1841 - 436 pages
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Characteristics of Literature: Illustrated by the Genius of Distinguished Men

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - 1849 - 290 pages
...regarded merely as an additional evidence of his unique method of dealing with his fellow-beings, — when they really proved the last essays of Elia, we...bard : — " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of rny better days, None knew thee, but to love thcc. Nor named thee, but to praise." And were it only...
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Characteristics of Literature: Illustrated by the Genius of Distinguished Men

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - 1849 - 278 pages
...regarded merely as an additional evidence of his unique method of dealing with his fellow-beings, — when they really proved the last essays of Elia, we...language with which an admired poet has hallowed the nicmory of a brother bard : — " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days, None knew...
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The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe: The literati

Edgar Allan Poe, Rufus Wilmot Griswold, Nathaniel Parker Willis, James Russell Lowell - 1850 - 642 pages
...sentiment will recommend it to all readers. It is, however, carelessly written, and the first quatrain, Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days — None knew thee but to love thee, N * n named thee but to praise. although beautiful, bears too close a resemblance to the stih more...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - 1851 - 592 pages
...the shore. Still better than these verses are the 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...
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Graham's Magazine, Volume 41

George R. Graham, Edgar Allan Poe - 1852 - 696 pages
...tho truth of hie humanity ; and the epigrammatic 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...
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and Fashion, Volume 41

1852 - 700 pages
...the truth of his humanity ; and the epigrammatic 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...
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The National Magazine, Volume 1

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1852 - 610 pages
...Something better than "Wyoming." and poems of that 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...
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical ...

1852 - 364 pages
...1795. He is author of the beautiful lines in memory of 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...
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The National Magazine, Volume 1

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1852 - 584 pages
...Something better than "Wyoming." and poems of that description, is the poem on the death of Drake : — "Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days! None knew thec but to love thec, None named thee but to praise. " Tears fell when thou wert dying, From eyes...
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Cooper's Novels, Volume 19

James Fenimore Cooper - 1852 - 564 pages
...footsteps of some stragglers to the place. 22* CHAPTER XVII. "Green be the turf above thee, Frien i of my better days — None knew thee but to love thee, Nor nam'd thee but to praise." HaUeck WHILE the scenes and events that we have recorded were occurring,...
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