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" OH, BREATHE NOT HIS NAME I— Moore. Oh, breathe not his name ! let it sleep in the shade, Where cold and unhonoured his relics are laid ; Sad, silent, and dark, be the tears that we shed, As the night-dew that falls on the grass o'er his head. "
Revolted Ireland, 1798 and 1803 - Page 92
by Albert Stratford George Canning - 1886 - 121 pages
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Out of what Began: A History of Irish Poetry in English

Gregory A. Schirmer - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 426 pages
...eagerly embraces that silence while embalming Emmet himself in stately, funereal rhythms and tones: Oh! breathe not his name, let it sleep in the shade, Where cold and unhonour'd his relics are laid: Sad, silent, and dark, be the tears that we shed, As the night-dew...
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Funeral and Memorial Service Readings, Poems, and Tributes

Rachel R. Baum - Social Science - 1999 - 172 pages
...his play, Lie smoking on, though he has catapulted by. —Elizabeth Aldrich Oh, Breathe Not His Name Oh, breathe not his name! Let it sleep in the shade, Where cold and unhonored his relics are laid; Sad, silent, and dark be the tears that we shed, As the night-dew that...
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A French Song Companion

Graham Johnson, Richard Stokes - Music - 2002 - 530 pages
...larmes, comme la rosée de la nuit, qui sur sa tête humecte le gazon; * See note to Berlioz 1. Elegf Oh! breathe not his name, let it sleep in the shade, Where cold and unhonoured his relics are laid: Silent, sad and frozen be the tears that we shed, As the night-dew that moistens the grass o'er his...
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Moore's Irish Melodies: The Illustrated 1846 Edition

Thomas Moore, Daniel Maclise - Literary Collections - 2000 - 280 pages
...heaven's si One arsh of peaee Where sold and nnhononr'd his relies are laid; Sad, silent, and darh, be the tears that we shed, As the night-dew that falls on the grass o'er his head. Bnt the night-dew that falls, thongh in silenee it weeps Shall brighten with rerdnre the grave where...
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Robert Emmet: A Life

Patrick M. Geoghegan - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 348 pages
...remain unwritten, he also wrote emotionally charged verses about the uninscribed tomb of his friend: Oh! breathe not his name, let it sleep in the shade, Where cold and unhonour'd his relics are laid. As Norman Vance has correctly identified, the name of Emmet had been...
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Irish Writing: An Anthology of Irish Literature in English 1789-1939

Stephen Regan - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 549 pages
...frenzy fill the breast, with anguish torn! THOMAS MOORE (1779-1852) Oh! breathe not his name* (1807) Oh! breathe not his name, let it sleep in the shade, Where cold and unhonour'd his relics are laid: Sad, silent, and dark, be the tears that we shed, As the night-dew...
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Dublin: A Cultural History

Siobhán Marie Kilfeather - History - 2005 - 300 pages
...childhood friend, wrote the most famous of many poems that took their cue from the speech from the dock: Oh! breathe not his name, let it sleep in the shade, Where cold and unhonour'd his relics are laid: Sad, silent, and dark, be the tears that we shed, As the night-dew...
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Miles Apart: As I Remember My Irish Childhood... from There to Here

Agnes B. Cagney - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 163 pages
...rest in peace. Instead, they went about their daily business with heavy hearts mourning in silence. Oh, breathe not his name, let it sleep in the shade Where cold and unhonor'd his relics are laid, Sad, silent, and dark be the tears that we shed, As the night-dew that...
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