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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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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1877 - 934 pages
...and flaring taper, lies the body, stiff and stark. PUNCH. 0, BREATHE NOT HIS NAME I ROBERT EMMET. 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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Currents and Eddies in the English Romantic Generation

Frederick Erastus Pierce - English poetry - 1918 - 342 pages
...Paradise of the Pagan Irish." Then there are patriotic poems of modern times, such as that on Emmet: Oh! breathe not his name, let it sleep in the shade, Where cold and unhonored his relics are laid; earnest love songs, such as Go where glory waits thee, But while fame...
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Currents and Eddies in the English Romantic Generation

Frederick Erastus Pierce - English poetry - 1918 - 342 pages
...Paradise of the Pagan Irish." Then there are patriotic poems of modern times, such as that on Emmet: Ohl breathe not his name, let it sleep in the shade, Where cold and unhonored his relics are laid; earnest love songs, such as Go where glory waits thee, But while fame...
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Bd. Die Reaktion in Frankreich. Der Naturalismus in England

Georg Brandes - Lake poets - 1924
...Schuld und von Leid. *) Oh! breathe not his name, let it sleep in the shade, Where cold and unhonourd 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. Sag', weinest du, wenn zu beflecken sie dräu'n Ein Leben, dir einzig geweiht? Ja,...
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A short history of English versification from the earliest times to the ...

Max Kaluza - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1911 - 396 pages
...the commonest anapaestic form, especially in lyrics, eg in some of T. Moore's Irish Melodies: Oh I 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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A History of Verse Translation from the Irish, 1789-1897

Robert Welch - History - 1988 - 200 pages
...exemplifies this obliqueness. It seems to praise a grief that can smother utterance and keep silence: Oh! breathe not his name, let it sleep in the shade, Where cold and unhonour'd her relics are laid: Sad, silent and dark, be the tears that we shed As the night-dew that...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...1—4) EnRP; FaBoBe; FaFP; GTBS; GTBS-P; LiTB; NOBE; OBEV; OBNC; PoEL-4; Prf Oh! Breathe Not His Name 11 . . unhonour'd his relics are laid. (1. 1-2) Pro /'.ni/;i Mori 12 When he who adores thee has left but...
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Joyce's Book of the Dark: Finnegans Wake

John Bishop - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 479 pages
...stable somebody" (not ten) is identified as "our social something" humanizes and particularizes him. 4. 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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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...fly to the bowers, Where Pleasure lies, carelessly smiling at Fame. 7862 'Oh! breathe not his name' the new productlons must do as the fleas do - skip. 9547 To -. 1814' There's such a charm in melan 7863 'Rich and rare were the gems she wore' Rich and rare were the gems she wore. And a bright gold...
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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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