Felicia Dorothea Hemans Quotes

The boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but he had fled; The flame that lit the battle's wreck, Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule the storm; A creature of heroic blood, A proud though childlike form.
Felicia Dorothea Hemans (1783-1835), British poet. Casabianca (l. 1-8). . . Family Book of Best Loved Poems, The. David L. George, ed. (1952) Doubleday & Company.
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There came a burst of thunder sound; The boy—Oh! where was he? MAsk of the winds, that far around With fragments strewed the sea;—
Felicia Dorothea Hemans (1783-1835), British poet. Casabianca (l. 32-35). . . Family Book of Best Loved Poems, The. David L. George, ed. (1952) Doubleday & Company.
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The breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound coast,
Felicia Dorothea Hemans (1783-1835), British poet. The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers (l. 1-2). . . Family Book of Best Loved Poems, The. David L. George, ed. (1952) Doubleday & Company.
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What sought they thus afar? Bright jewels of the mine? The wealthy 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 to worship God.
Felicia Dorothea Hemans (1783-1835), British poet. The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers (l. 33-40). . . Family Book of Best Loved Poems, The. David L. George, ed. (1952) Doubleday & Company.
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