The Land We Live in, الجزء 2

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Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1892 - 235 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 223 - I will go to my tent, and lie down in despair; I will paint me with black, and will sever my hair; I .will sit on the shore, where the hurricane blows, And reveal to the god of the tempest my woes...
الصفحة 220 - The rose may bloom for England, The lily for France unfold ; Ireland may honor the shamrock, Scotland her thistle bold ; But the shield of the great Republic, The glory of the West, Shall bear a stalk of the tasseled Corn, Of all our wealth the best...
الصفحة 204 - Lands intersected by a narrow frith Abhor each other. Mountains interposed Make enemies of nations, who had else Like kindred drops been mingled into one.
الصفحة 217 - Twas born in a moment, yet quick as its birth, It had stretched to the uttermost ends of the earth, And, fair as an angel, it floated as free, With a wing on the earth and a wing on the sea. How calm was the ocean! how gentle its swell! Like a woman's soft bosom it rose and it fell ; While its light sparkling waves, stealing laughingly o'er, When they saw the fair rainbow, knelt down on the shore.
الصفحة 204 - Jog on, jog on, the foot-path way, And merrily hent the stile-a : A merry heart goes all the day, Your sad tires in a mile-a.
الصفحة 27 - We pray de Lord : he gib us signs Dat some day we be free ; De Norf-wind tell it to de pines, De wild-duck to de sea ; We tink it when de church-bell ring, We dream it in de dream ; De rice-bird mean it when he sing, De eagle when he scream. De yam will grow, de cotton blow, We know de promise nebber fail, An...
الصفحة 212 - Oh nebber you fear, if nebber you hear De driver blow his horn! We know de promise nebber fail, An...
الصفحة 213 - WAY down upon de Swanee Ribber, Far, far away, Dere's wha my heart is turning ebber, Dere's wha de old folks stay. All up and down de whole creation Sadly I roam, Still longing for de old plantation, And for de old folks at home.
الصفحة 216 - In the days when the earth was young ; By the fierce red light of his furnace bright, The strokes of his hammer rung ; And he lifted high his brawny hand On the iron glowing clear, Till the sparks rushed out in scarlet showers, As he fashioned the sword and spear. And he sang, "Hurrah for my handiwork ! Hurrah for the spear and sword ! Hurrah for the hand that shall wield them well ! For he shall be king and lord.
الصفحة 207 - THE scene was more beautiful far, to my eye, Than if day in its pride had arrayed it ; The land-breeze blew mild, and the azure-arched sky Looked pure as the Spirit that made it. The murmur arose, as I silently gazed On the shadowy waves...

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