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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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The Spy: A Tale of the Neutral Ground

James Fenimore Cooper - 1853 - 620 pages
...in the wind, until chance directed the footsteps of some stragglers to the place. CHAPTER XXXIII. " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days — None knew thee but to love thee, Nor nam'd thee but to praile."— Halteck. WHILE the scenes and events that we have recorded were occurring,...
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Handbuch der nordamericanischen National-Literatur: Sammlung von ...

Ludwig Herrig - 1854 - 580 pages
...no morc, When tlie living lightning mocks the wreck At midnight on the shore. 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 feil, when thou wert dying, From eyes unused to wecp; And long...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1855 - 610 pages
...thanks That she is safe with Him who hath the power O'er pain, and sin, and death. Mrs. Sigourney. Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ; None knew thee but to love thee, Nor nam'd thee but to praise. Halleek's Poems. Thou art not in the grave eonfin'd, — Death eannot elaim...
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Recollections of a Literary Life

Mary Russell Mitford - 1855 - 580 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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Eminent Americans: Comprising Brief Biographies of the Leading ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - 1890 - 312 pages
...and Halleck commemorated the event in a touching poem, in which appeared the often quoted lines — " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days! None knew thee but to lovo thee. None named thee but to praise." A second and enlarged edition of Fanny appeared in 1821....
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 21

1855 - 804 pages
...finished, he tlfrpi ***!, and no student of old Washington but will lay from the depths of his heart— " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ! None knur ihre but to lote thee, None named Ла but to praitf." ses This species of poetry claims a very...
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The Cambrian Journal, Volume 3

1856 - 416 pages
...away. Peace to his memory. Those who knew Wilford in days long gone by may say with the poet:— " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days; None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise!" The accomplished soldier has left behind a name revered by many, who,...
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Autobiography of the Rev. John H. Mills: A Local Deacon in the Methodist ...

John H. Mills - 1857 - 282 pages
...memory of his kindred, and of those who were workers together 'with him in the vineyard of the Lord. " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days, None knew thee but to love thee — None named thee but to praise." REV. NICHOLAS WHITE. MR. SENEY was succeeded by the Rev. Nicholas...
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The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 3

Edgar Allan Poe - 1857 - 628 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 theo but to love thee, NOT named thee but to praise. although beautiful, bears too close a resemblance...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 2

Mary Russell Mitford - 1857 - 374 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 tbee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise. Tears fell, when thou wert dying, From eyes unused...
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