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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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Ephemera

George William Lyttelton Baron Lyttelton - Canterbury (N.Z.) - 1865 - 377 pages
...masters themselves, as they rivet thy chains, Shall pause at the song of their captive, and weep ! O 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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"The Sham Squire;"and the Informers of 1798. With a view of their ...

William John Fitz-Patrick - Autonomy and independence movements - 1866 - 329 pages
...eleep in the shade Where, cold and unhonoured, hig relics are laid ; Sad, silent, and dark, be tbe tears that we shed, As the night-dew that falls on the grass o'er his head. But the night-dew that falls, though in silence it weeps, Shall brighten with verdure the grave where...
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The Sham Squire, and the Informers of 1798

William John Fitz-Patrick - Ireland - 1866 - 379 pages
...the place forcibly recalled to our mind the beautiful description given by Moore of Emmet's grave : " 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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First Loves: With Sketches of the Poets ...

Samuel M. Kennedy - 1867 - 502 pages
...presence of the tribunal whence he was FIRST LOVES. to receive the doom of death, are the following: "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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English Versification: A Complete Practical Guide to the Whole Subject

E. Wadham - English language - 1869 - 154 pages
...regard to pace ; where, as here, for instance, musically ruled, an elegy no longer appears a gallop. Oh breathe not his name, let it sleep in the shade,...silent, and dark, be the tears that we shed, As the night dew that falls on the grass o'er his head. XVI. ON EHVME, HALF-RHYME, ALLITERATION, ETC. THE...
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IRISH MELODIES AND SACRED SONGS.

THOMAS MOORE. - 1869
...AH breathe hot his name ! let it sleep in the shade, Where cold and unhonor'd his relics are laici : Sad, silent, and dark, be the tears that we shed,...the night-dew that falls on the grass o'er his head. But the night-dew that falls, tho' in silence it weeps, Shall brighten with verdure the grave where...
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The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of ..., Volume 2

James Roderick O'Flanagan - Judges - 1870
...BREATHE NOT HIS NAME. Oh ! breathe not his name, let it sleep in the shade AVhero cold and unhonour'd his relics are laid : Sad, silent, and dark, be the...the night-dew that falls on the grass o'er his head. But the night-dew that falls, though in silence it weeps, Shall brighten with verdure the grave where...
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The Standard Fourth Reader: With Spelling and Defining Lessons, Exercises in ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1870 - 336 pages
...Thomas Moore's lines, on the death of the same Robert Emmett, are in a like subdued strain : " 0 ! 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 Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...HIS NAME! (ROBEXT EMMKTT.) O, BREATHE not his name ! let itsleepintheshade, Where cold and unhonored e bashfu1 аи' ьае grave; Weel pleased to think her bairn 's respected li night dew that falls on the grave o'er his head. But the night dew that falla, though in silence it...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1871
...place forcibly reminds one of Moore's description of Emmet's grave — Oh, breathe not his пяте : let it sleep in the shade, Where, cold and unhonoured, his relics are laid. The revolt suppressed, an Act was brought into Parliament for the suspension of the writ of Habeas...
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