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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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Educational News, Volume 10

Albert Newton Raub - 1894 - 782 pages
...August 7, 1795 — Joseph Rodman Drake. It was of this poet that Halleck wrote the touching lines: Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ! None knew thee but to love thee, Noue named thee but to pra se. August 9, 1631 — John Dryden. A great poet of the age of the Restoration....
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A Knight Templar Abroad: Or, Reminiscences of Travel Beyond the Sea

W. Harlan Cord - 1885 - 564 pages
...this unassuming volume is affectionately dedicated by her nephew — the author. •• Green grow the turf above thee. Friend of my better days ! None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee bat to praise." . ? : PREFACE. JHE following desultory pages are the unstudied and...
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Reminiscences of the Rhode Island Bar

Abraham Payne - 1885 - 306 pages
...subject, but in no case has the feeling been so distinct as it is now when I take leave of Mr. Hoppin. ' Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ; None knew tlice, but to love llicc, None named llicc, but to praise.' XXVI. EDWIN C. LARNED — By BIRTH, EDUCATION...
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Our Album of Authors,: A Cyclopedia of Popular Literary People,

Frank McAlpine - 1886 - 448 pages
...have made his name immortal. The esteem in which he was held is beautifully expressed by Halleck : " 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 "Croakers " were collected and included in an edition of Halleck's...
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An Outline Sketch of American Literature

Henry Augustin Beers - 1887 - 300 pages
...beautiful elegy written by his friend Fitz-Greene Halleck, the first stanza of which is universally known: "Green be the turf above thee. Friend of my better days ; None knew tliee but to love thee. Nor named thee but to praise." Halleck was born in Guilford, Connecticut, whither...
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Lessons in English: Adapted to the Study of American Classics : a Text-book ...

Sara Elizabeth Husted Lockwood - 1888 - 446 pages
...continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts the Columbus to his own soul ! Stephen. 11. Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days. None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise. HallecJc. 12. Really, Mr. President, I am delighted with the honorable...
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Transactions ... Annual Assembly, Volumes 28-36

1888 - 772 pages
...Tennessee. He was also a Grand Honorary Member of the Masonic Veteran Association of the Pacific Coast. " Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days, None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise." There was no Report on Correspondence. Сотр. JH McCbisTER, of Morristown,...
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Our Album of Authors: A Cyclopedia of Popular Literary People

Frank McAlpine - 1888 - 238 pages
...immortal. The esteem in which he was held is beautifully expressed by Halleck : " Green be the tnrf above thee, Friend of my better days! None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise." The " Croakers " were collected and included in an edition of Halleck's...
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Summer Days in America

John A. Gutteridge - 1890 - 256 pages
...of pathos as ever David uttered when he poured out his soul at the death of his dearest friend : " Green be the turf above thee Friend of my better days ! None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise." Right at the foot of Storm King, nestles the beautiful village of Cornwall,...
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Principles of English Grammar: Used by the Brothers of the Christian Schools

John P. Murphy - 1890 - 280 pages
...him: "It made a deeper dint on my life than any other printed matter I ever read, before or since." 3. Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ; None knew thee but to love thee, None named thee but to praise. — FITZ-GREENE HALLECK. 4. Thou who wearest that cunning, heaven-made...
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