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" Gone are the living, but the dead remain, And not neglected; for a hand unseen, Scattering its bounty, like a summer rain, Still keeps their graves and their remembrance green. How came they here? What burst of Christian hate, What persecution, merciless... "
The courtship of Miles Standish, and other poems - Page 152
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1858
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The Columbia Anthology of American Poetry

Jay Parini - Poetry - 1995 - 757 pages
...shall cease." Closed are the portals of their Synagogue. No Psalms of David now the silence break, No Rabbi reads the ancient Decalogue In the grand...What persecution, merciless and blind, Drove o'er the sea—that desert desolate— These Ishmaels and Hagars of mankind? They lived in narrow streets and...
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Nineteenth-century American Poetry

William C. Spengemann, Jessica F. Roberts - Poetry - 1996 - 447 pages
...shall cease." Closed are the portals of their Synagogue, No Psalms of David now the silence break, No Rabbi reads the ancient Decalogue In the grand dialect the Prophets spake. 25 Gone are the living, but the dead remain, And not neglected; for a hand unseen, Scattering its bounty,...
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Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The nineteenth century

Eric L. Haralson, John Hollander - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 536 pages
..."foreign accent." Only in the middle stanza, however, does Longfellow reach the crux of the issue: How came they here? What burst of Christian hate,...desert desolate These Ishmaels and Hagars of mankind? As George Monteiro has concluded, such poems expressed genuine sympathy for the plight of the oppressed,...
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The Trials of Anthony Burns: Freedom and Slavery in Emerson's Boston

Albert J. Von Frank - History - 1998 - 409 pages
...in July. How, he wondered, had these refugees, forever alien and unassimilated, come to New England? What burst of Christian hate, What persecution, merciless...desolate — These Ishmaels and Hagars of mankind? In the spring of 1854 Longfellow was a burned-out academic; his resignation from the Harvard faculty...
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Chapters into Verse : A Selection of Poetry in English Inspired by the Bible ...

Robert Atwan, Laurance Wieder - Poetry - 2000 - 512 pages
...shall cease." Closed are the portals of their Synagogue, No Psalms of David now the silence break, No Rabbi reads the ancient Decalogue In the grand...that desert desolate — These Ishmaels and Hagars of mankind?2 They lived in narrow streets and lanes obscure, Ghetto and Judenstrass, in mirk and mire;...
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The New Anthology of American Poetry: Traditions and Revolutions, Beginnings ...

Steven Gould Axelrod, Camille Roman, Thomas J. Travisano - Literary Collections - 2003 - 736 pages
...of their Synagogue, No Psalms of David now the silence break, No Rabbi reads the ancient Decalogue4 In the grand dialect the Prophets spake. Gone are...sea — that desert desolate — These Ishmaels and Hagars5 of mankind? They lived in narrow streets and lanes obscure, Ghetto and Judenstrass/1 in mirk...
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American Religious Traditions: The Shaping of Religion in the United States ...

Richard E. Wentz - Religion - 442 pages
...TRADITION IN AMERICA Closed are the portals of their Synagogue, No Psalms of David now the silence break, No Rabbi reads the ancient Decalogue In the grand dialect the Prophets spake. RELIGIOUS and not neglected; for a hand unseen, TRADITIONS Scattering its bounty, like a summer rain,...
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Longfellow: A Rediscovered Life

Charles C. Calhoun - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 317 pages
...south-wind's breath, While underneath these leafy tents they keep The long, mysterious Exodus of Death How came they here? What burst of Christian hate, What persecution, merciless and blind, Drove o 'er the sea—that desert desolate— These Ishmaels and Hagars of mankind? The narrator of the poem...
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The Cambridge History of American Literature: Volume 4, Nineteenth-Century ...

Sacvan Bercovitch, Cyrus R. K. Patell - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 572 pages
...itself that provides the pivotal images of cultural death: No Psalms of David now the silence break, No Rabbi reads the ancient Decalogue In the grand dialect the Prophets spake . . . And thus forever with reverted look The mystic volume of the world they read, Spelling it backward,...
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Sacred ~ New Orleans Funerary Grounds

Cemeteries - 2005 - 120 pages
...WOMB, THE CORPSE IS AT PvEST WITHIN THE TOMB; WE BEGIN IN WHAT WE END." -PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY 10 14 15 GONE ARE THE LIVING, BUT THE DEAD REMAIN, AND NOT...STILL KEEPS THEIR GRAVES AND THEIR REMEMBRANCE GREEN. 17 19 20 21 "WEEP NOT, О FRIEND, WE SHOULD NOT WEEP: OUR FFUEND OF FFUENDS LIES FULL OF PvEST; NO...
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