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" 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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Memory's Nation: The Place of Plymouth Rock

John D. Seelye - History - 1998 - 699 pages
...quest for treasure but for "a faith's pure shrine!" "Ay, call it holy ground," Hemans ended famously, "The soil where first they trod! / They have left...what there they found / —Freedom to worship God!" (27). Norton gave the poem a place of honor in his edition, second only to Hemans's celebration of...
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Felicia Hemans: Selected Poems, Letters, Reception Materials

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, Susan J. Wolfson - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 633 pages
...by her deep love's truth; 30 There was manhood's brow serenely high, And the fiery heart of youth. What sought they thus afar? Bright jewels of the mine?...ground, The soil where first they trod! They have left unstain'd4 what there they found — Freedom to worship God.5 40 1 First published in NMM 14 (November...
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Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, Volume 30

Genealogy - 1906
...Pilgrim Fathers, to whom we are indebted for the establishment of this annual thanksgiving custom. What sought they thus afar, — Bright jewels of the...spoils of war? They sought a Faith's pure shrine. Aye ! call it holy ground, — The place where first they trod, They have left unstained what there...
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Felicia Hemans: Selected Poems, Prose and Letters

Felicia Hemans - Poetry - 2002 - 498 pages
...serenely high, And the fiery heart of youth. What sought they thus afar? Bright jewels of the mine? 35 The wealth of seas, the spoils of war? — They sought...ground, The soil where first they trod! They have left unstain'd2 what there they found40 Freedom to worship God. THE PALM-TREE.3 IT wav'd not thro' an Eastern...
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The Magic of Camelot

Gabrielle Gilkison - Fiction - 2003 - 676 pages
...Lit by her love 's deep truth; There was manhood's brow serenely high, And the fiery heart of youth. 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! Felicia D. Remans — The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers in New England Nimue's...
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The Magic of Camelot

Gabrielle Gilkison - Fiction - 2003 - 676 pages
...Lit by her love 's deep truth; There was manhood's brow serenely high, And the fiery heart of youth. 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! Felicia D. Remans — The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers in New England Nimue's...
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Walking Through Your Bible with H.M.S. Richards

H. M. S. Richards, Kenneth W. Wilson - Religion - 1983 - 382 pages
...Pilgrim Fathers, who came to this land seeking a refuge from religious intolerance and persecution. What sought they thus afar? Bright jewels of the mine? The wealth of the seas? the spoils of war? They sought a faith's pure shrine! Aye, call it holy ground, The soil...
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Ragging it: Getting Ragtime Into History (and Some History Into Ragtime)

H. Loring White - History - 2005 - 419 pages
...by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow typify the sententious and earnest qualities of the poetry selections: Ay, call it holy ground. The soil where first they trod: They have left unstained what there they found, Freedom to worship God. (Hemans) Life is real! Life is earnest! And...
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You Shall See His Glory in the Morning!

James Brown - Religion - 2006 - 336 pages
...Venice. Doestoevsky, N. The Possessed. Poem : 'The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers at Cape Cod. 1620.' What sought they thus afar? Bright jewels of the mine?...spoils of war? They sought a faith's pure shrine, Aye! Call it holy ground, the soil where first they trod, They have left it unstained what first they...
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The Janes Family: A Genealogy and Brief History

Frederic Janes - Reference - 2001 - 419 pages
...conscience, to keep that sacred thing unspotted — it is for posterity — for eternity — for God. What sought they thus afar, Bright jewels of the mine...ground, The soil where first they trod ; They have left unstained what there they found — Freedom to worship God. Surely angels rejoiced while infinite love...
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