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  • My Grave
    Shall they bury me in the deep,
    Where wind-forgetting waters sleep?
    Shall they dig a grave for me,
    Under the green-wood tree? ...
  • Fontenoy

    Thrice, at the huts of Fontenoy, the English column failed,
    And twice the lines of Saint Antoine the Dutch in vain assailed; ...
  • We Must Not Fail

    We must not fail, we must not fail,
    However fraud or force assail; ...
  • The Burial.[1]
    Why rings the knell of the funeral bell from a hundred village shrines?
    Through broad Fingall, where hasten all those long and ordered lines?
    With tear and sigh they're passing by--the matron and the maid--
    Has a hero died--is a nation's pride in that cold coffin laid? ...
  • Clare's Dragoons
    Air--Viva la.

    I. ...
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In Memoriam A. H. H. OBIIT MDCCCXXXIII: Part 067
 by Alfred Lord Tennyson

When on my bed the moonlight falls,
I know that in thy place of rest
By that broad water of the west,
There comes a glory on the walls:

Thy marble bright in dark appears,
As slowly steals a silver flame
Along the letters of thy name,

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