What sought they thus afar? Bright jewels of the mine? The wealth of seas, the spoils of war? — They sought a faith's pure shrine. Ay, call it holy ground, — The soil where first they trod! They have left unstained what there they found — Freedom...
The League of the Alps: The Seige of Valencia, The Vespers of Palermo, and ... - Page 27
by Mrs. Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans - 1826 - 480 pages
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