Gonzalvo: Or, The Corsair's Doom. A Tragedy in Five Acts. The Elopement. A Petit Comedy, in Two Acts. Neoma. In Three Cantos. And Other Poems

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T. K. and P. G. Collins, printers, 1848 - American drama - 163 pages
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Page 147 - Ob, let them look ere British hands, Wipe out that living lie. Beneath the flag of Liberty We'll sweep the wide Atlantic Sea, And tear their chains away ; There take our stand, And draw the brand, As in the ancient day. Veil, starry banner, veil your pride, The blood-red cross before. Emblem of that by Jordan's side, Man's freedom-price that bore. No land is strong that owns a slave, Vain is it wealthy, crafty, brave : Our freedom for our stay. We'll...
Page 146 - ... war with England, that their own apple is rotten at the core. A nation with five or six millions of slaves, who would go to war with an equally strong nation with no slaves, is a mad people. ' Yours, GPR JAMES.' " A cloud is on the western sky, There's tempest o'er the sea, And bankrupt States are blustering high, But not a whit care we. Our guns shall roar, our steel shall gleam Before Columbia's distant stream Shall own another's sway. We'll take our stand, And draw the brand, As in the ancient...
Page 148 - EARTH ! thou art rich in varied scenes, The beautiful and bright; "Which, but to view, our bosoms thrill With strange, yet sweet delight." But all thy lovely radiant scenes, Which Beauty's magic brings, For me but waken golden dreams Of brighter, holier things. If strains of earthly melody, In tuneful echoes ring, On Fancy's wings I soar away Where lofty seraphs sigh. On light and golden clouds at rest, I gaze with raptured eye, And deem...
Page 45 - END OF ACT III. ACT IV. SCENE I. — AN APARTMENT IN THE CHATEAUDE-FOIX.
Page 147 - ... There take our stand, And draw the brand, As in the ancient day. Veil, starry banner, veil your pride, The blood-red cross before. Emblem of that by Jordan's side, Man's freedom-price that bore. No land is strong that owns a slave, Vain is it wealthy, crafty, brave : Our freedom for our stay. We'll take our stand, And draw the brand, As in the ancient day. Shout, dusky millions, through the world! Ye scourge-driven nations, shout ! The flag of Liberty's unfurled, And Freedom's sword is out !...
Page 148 - THIS IS NOT OUR REST.' EARTH, thou art rich in varied scenes, All beautiful and bright, Which but to view our bosoms thrill With strange yet sweet delight ; But while we gaze, their beauties fade, And with a sigh represt, Our hearts respond the sacred truth,
Page 147 - ... Sea, And tear their chains away ; There take our stand, And draw the brand, As in the ancient day. Veil, starry banner, veil your pride, The blood-red cross before. Emblem of that by Jordan's side, Man's freedom-price that bore. No land is strong that owns a slave, Vain is it wealthy, crafty, brave : Our freedom for our stay. We'll take our stand, And draw the brand, As in the ancient day. Shout, dusky millions, through the world! Ye scourge-driven nations, shout ! The flag of Liberty's unfurled,...
Page 149 - Gone ! — and in hopelessness we feel ' This cannot be our rest.' Oh ! is there not a purer clime, Where nought shall fade away, Where the freed soul shall rise and soar Above each stellar ray ; Where...
Page 149 - They, too, our lovely and beloved, in whom we centre all Our joys and hopes — for whom we bear this wearying earthly thrall— Ah! where are they, in whose sweet smiles our hearts were once so blest ? Gone! — and in loneliness we feel, "this cannot be to rest.

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