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" Why had they come to wither there, Away from their childhood's land ? There was woman's fearless eye, Lit by her deep love's truth ; There was manhood's brow, serenely high, And the fiery heart of youth. What sought they thus afar ? Bright jewels of the... "
The Educator-journal - Seite 125
1902
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The Dulcimer: Or, The New York Collection of Sacred Music. Constituting a ...

Isaac Baker Woodbury - 1850 - 352 Seiten
...And the rooking pines of the forest roared — This was their welcome home! 4 What sought they thus afar? Bright jewels of the mine? The wealth of seas,...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...
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CONTRIBUTIONS TO HEROGRAPHY.

THE AUTHOR - 1850
...fear : They shook the depths of their forest home With songs of lofty cheer ! What sought they thus afar ? Bright jewels of the mine, The wealth of seas,...spoils of war ? They sought a faith's pure shrine." Thank God that our fathers did seek, on this desart shore, freedom to worship Him ! Thank God that...
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History of the Puritans in England, and The Pilgrim Fathers

1850 - 508 Seiten
...the source of their actions with truer inspiration, when she exclaims : — " What sought they thus afar? Bright jewels of the mine ? The wealth of seas,...spoils of war? They sought a faith's pure shrine!" The American historian assigns juster motives, however, for the final decision of the Pilgrims to abandon...
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The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans

Mrs. Hemans - 1850 - 394 Seiten
...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 ?-. Aye, call it holy ground, The soil where first they trod ! They have left unstain'd what there...
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Flowers of Literature and Ladies' Keepsake: A Selection from Some of the ...

Lady of Rhode Island - 1850 - 144 Seiten
...serenely high, And the fiery heart of youth. What sought they thus afar ? Bright jewels of the mine ? Th« wealth of seas, the spoils of war ? They sought a Faith's pure shrine ! ej call it holy ground, The soil where first they trod ! They have left unstain'd what there they...
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Nineteenth Century Actor-readers in America

Lilly May Shaw - 1954 - 292 Seiten
...is developed very quickly as the poem consists of only five stanzas. It ends: What sought they thus afar? Bright jewels of the mine? The wealth of seas?...the spoils of war? — They sought a faith's pure shrine1.. Ay, call it holy ground, The soil where first they trod t They have left unstained what there...
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The English Presbyterian Messenger

1854
...There was manhood's brow, serenely high, And the fiery heart of youth. What sought they thus afar P 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...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - 1992 - 210 Seiten
...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,...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,...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 Seiten
...New England shore. (1. 5—8) 5 What sought they thus afar? Bright jewels of the mine? The wealthy on a Wicked Bishop 1 Then when he saw it could hold no more, Bish 207 POETRY QUOTATIONS 208 Ay, call it holy ground, The soil where first they trod; They have left unstained...
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Mayflower Pilgrims

Edmund Carpenter - 2004 - 250 Seiten
...religious oppression or intolerance was ever a part of their creed or practice. What sought they thus afar? Bright jewels of the mine, The wealth of seas, the spoils of wax? They sought a faith's pure shrine. Ay, call it holy ground, The soil where first they trod: They...
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