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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 to... "
The Worcester Magazine and Historical Journal - Page 169
1826
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The Youth's Magazine, Or, Evangelical Miscellany

1836
...wind, 'Xis the long grass that covers the Puritan's grave. BWB THE PILGRIM FATHERS OF NEW ENGLAND. " What sought they thus afar ? Bright jewels of the...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...
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The Congregational magazine [formerly The London Christian ..., Volume 2

...! There were men with hoary hair Amidst that pilgrim band ; — Why had they come to wither thai:, Away from their childhood's land ? There was woman's...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 undimin'd...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 10

1825
...Hiere, Away from their childhood's laud ' There was woman's (earless eve, Lit by her deep love's tnilh ; There was manhood's brow serenely high, And the fiery...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 ! GRIMM'S GHOST. -...
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The New monthly magazine, and literary journal. [American ed.], Volume 10

1825
...home ! There were men with hoary hair Amidst that pilgrim band, — Why had they came to wither there, Away from their childhood's land ? There was woman's...serenely high, And the fiery heart of youth. What songht they thus afar ? Bright jewels of the mine ? The wealth of seas, the spoils of war? They songht...
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AN ORATION DELIVERED AT PLYMOUTH DECEMBER 22, 1824

EDWARD EVERETT - 1825
...the white wave's foam, And the rocking pines of the forest roared — This was their welcome home ! What sought they thus afar? Bright jewels of the mine...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 left unstained...
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The Christian Reformer, Or, New Evangelical Miscellany, Volume 12

1826
...home ! There were men with hoary hair Amidst that pilgrim band, — Why had they come to wither there, Away from their childhood's land ? There was woman's...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 undiinm'd...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1826
...Amidst that Pilgrim band — Why had they come to wither there, Away from their childhood's land ? 8. There was woman's fearless eye, Lit by her deep love's...brow, serenely high ; And the fiery heart of youth. 9. What sought they thus afar ? Bright jewels of (he mine? , The wealth of seas, the spoils of war...
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The league of the Alps, The siege of Valencia, The vespers of Palermo, and ...

Mrs. Hemans - 1826
...home ! There were men with hoary hair, Amidst that pilgrim-band— Why had they come to wither there Away from their childhood's land ? There was woman's...love's truth ; There was manhood's brow serenely high, What sought they thus afar ? Bright jewels of the mine ? The wealth of seas, the spoils of war ? —They...
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The league of the Alps, The siege of Valencia, The vespers of Palermo, and ...

Mrs. Hemans - 1826
...home ! There were men with hoary hair, Amidst that pilgrim-band — Why had they come to wither there Away from their childhood's land ? There was woman's...love's truth ; There was manhood's brow serenely high, What sought they thus afar ? Bright jewels of the mine ? The wealth of seas, the spoils of war ? —...
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The League of the Alps: The Seige of Valencia, The Vespers of Palermo, and ...

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans - 1826 - 480 pages
...hair, Amidst that pilgrim-band — Why had they come to wither there Away from their childhood's land f There was woman's fearless eye, Lit by her deep love's truth ; There was manhood's brow serenely high, What sought they thus afar ? Bright jewels of the mine ? The wealth of seas, the spoils of war ? —...
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