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" The breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound coast, And the woods against a stormy sky Their giant branches tossed; And the heavy night hung dark The hills and waters o'er, When a band of exiles moored their bark On the wild New England shore. "
Mother's Magazine and Family Circle - Page 19
1850
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Poetry - 1854 - 430 pages
...bolder tone our anthem sing, And seek the pilgrim's rest. LANDING OF THE PILGRIM FATHERS. Mrs. Hemans. THE breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound coast, And the heavy night hung dark The hills and waters o'er, When a band of exiles moored their bark On the wild...
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The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, Mrs. Hemans - 1855 - 394 pages
...How will that sad still face of thine Look on me till I die ! " THE LANDING OF THE PILGRIM FATHERS. THE breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound...Their giant branches toss'd ; And the heavy night hung The hills and waters o'er, When a band of exiles moor'd their bark (123) Not as the conqueror comes,...
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St. Nicholas, Volume 47

Children's periodicals - 1920
...singing the Pilgrims come in, the •women passing up one aisle, the men up another.) SONG BY THE SCHOOL. "The breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound...the woods against a stormy sky Their giant branches tossed ; And the heavy night hung dark The hills and waters o'er, When a band of exiles moored their...
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Nineteenth century actor-readers in America

Lilly May Shaw - 1954 - 292 pages
...of this poem, it might be well to examine the text of "landing of the Pilgrim Fathers." It begins: The breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound...the woods against a stormy sky Their giant branches tossed; And the heavy night hung dark The hills and waters o'er, When a band of exiles moored their...
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From Gothic Windows to Peacocks: American Embossed Leather Bindings, 1825-1855

Edwin Wolf - Bookbinding - 1990 - 231 pages
...Reprinted as often was the poetry of the English writer Felicia Dorothea Hemans, still recalled by "The breaking waves dashed high / On a stern and rock-bound coast" and "The boy stood on the burning deck, / Whence all but he had fled." More difficult to understand was the...
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Victorian Parlour Poetry: An Annotated Anthology

Michael R. Turner - Literary Collections - 1992 - 325 pages
...towns shoot up, and fertile realms are tilled; The land is full of harvest and green meads." — Bryant The breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound...the woods against a stormy sky Their giant branches tossed ; And the heavy night hung dark The hills and waters o'er, When a band of exiles moored their...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Literary Collections - 1992 - 210 pages
...which perish'd there Was that young faithful heart! The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers in New England The breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rockbound...the woods against a stormy sky Their giant branches tossed. And the heavy night hung dark The hills and waters o'er, When a band of exiles moored their...
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The Mayflower Descendant: Volume 2 1900

George E. Bowman - Massachusetts - 1994 - 284 pages
...eloquent closing address, after which the audience sang the wellknown hymn by Mrs. Hemans beginning: — " The breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound coast," and Dr. Palmer concluded the service with the benediction. This bare outline of the proceedings gives little...
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The Book of Virtues for Young People: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories

William J. Bennett - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1997 - 384 pages
...us remember the bravery of those early settlers who came to these shores seeking religious freedom. The breaking waves dashed high, On a stern and rock-bound...the woods against a stormy sky, Their giant branches tossed; And the heavy night hung dark, The hills and waters o'er, When a band of exiles moored their...
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The Pilgrims and Pocahontas: Rival Myths of American Origin

Ann Uhry Abrams - History - 1999 - 378 pages
...twentieth century, this poem reigned as the most popular of all Pilgrim "hymns": The breaking waves dash'd high, On a stern and rock-bound coast; And the woods, against a stormy sky Their giant branches tost; And the heavy night hung dark The hills and waters a 'er, When a band of exiles moored their...
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