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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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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People

Mary Russell Mitford - 1872 - 582 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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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1872 - 900 pages
...heaven's own light. JAMES MONTGOMERY. JOSEPH RODMAN DRAKE. [Died in New York, September, 1820.] GBEEN Ъе Cullen Bryant thee,Nor named thee but to praise. Tears fell, when thou wert dying, From eyes nnused to weep, And...
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Journalism in the United States, from 1690-1872

Frederic Hudson - 1873 - 808 pages
...announcement of the death of the writer when he took his departure : "Green be the turf above thce, Friend of my better days ; None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise." Halleck wrote "The Recorder," in which, in the columns of the Post,...
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The Maritime Monthly, Volume 3

1874 - 588 pages
...Halleck, Joseph Rodman Drake (of whom Halleck wrote the beautiful and familiar lines, 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.) Fred. S. Cozzens (author of the Sparrowgrass Papers), EWB Canning,...
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Familiar Quotations ...

John Bartlett - 1875 - 890 pages
...millions yet to be. ibid. One of the few, the immortal names, That were not born to die. Marco Boziaris. Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ; None knew thee but to love thee,1 Nor named thee but to praise. On the Death of Joseph Rodman Drake. Such graves as his are pilgrim-shrines,...
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Common-school Literature, English and American: With Several Hundred ...

James Willis Westlake - 1876 - 168 pages
...principal poem, Marco Bozzarist is one of the very finest heroic odes in the English language. RXTRACTS. L Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ! None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise. Lines on the Death of Drake. IL For thou art Freedom's now, and Fame's,...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - 1877 - 630 pages
...memory green in our souls. THOMAS MOORE. JOSEPH RODMAN DRAKE. DIED IN HEW YORK. SEPTEMBER. iSao. GKEEN be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ! None knew thee bnt to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise. Tears fell, when thou wert dying, From eyes unused...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Sources Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1878 - 896 pages
...millions yet to be. nd. One of the few, the immortal names, That were not born to die. Marco Bottarii. Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ; None knew thce but to love thee,1 Nor named thee but to praise. On the Death of Joseph Rodman Drake. Such graves...
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Selections from American Authors: A Reading Book for School and Home ...

Samuel Eliot - 1879 - 424 pages
...like one relieved, and shot up the hills with the strides for which he was famous. CHAPTER XXXIII. Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ; None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise. HALLECK. WHILE the scenes and events that we have recorded were occurring,...
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Graded Selections for Memorizing: Adapted for Use at Home and in School

1880 - 208 pages
...streaming o'er us! —Joseph Rodman Drake.* * On the death of Drake, Fitz-Greene Halleck wrote : " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ! None knew thee but to love thee f Nor named thee but to praise. Tears fell, when thou wert dying, From .eyes unused to weep, And long,...
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