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" O better that her shattered hulk Should sink beneath the wave; Her thunders shook the mighty deep, And there should be her grave; Nail to the mast her holy flag, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the god of storms, The lightning and the gale! "
A School Reader - Page 300
by Fanny E. Coe - 1908
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The Universal Songster and Museum of Mirth: A Collection of ..., Volume 2

1835 - 312 pages
...Shall sweep the clouds no more. Her deck, once red with heroes' blood, Where knelt the vanquish'd foe, When winds were hurrying o'er the flood ' And waves were white below, No more shall feel the conqueror's tread, Or know the conquered knee; The harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1; Volume 7

1836
...sweep the clouds no more. " Her deck, once red with heroes' blood, Where knelt the vanquished foe, When winds were hurrying o'er the flood, And waves were white below, No more shall feel the conqueror's tread Or know the conquered knee ; The harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the...
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A Trip to Boston: In a Series of Letters to the Editor of the United States ...

Enoch Cobb Wines - 1838 - 224 pages
...Shall sweep the clouds no more ! Her deck, once red with heroes' blood Where knelt the vanquished foe, When winds were hurrying o'er the flood And waves...harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the sea ! O better that her shattered hulk Should sink beneath the wave ; Her thunders shook the mighty deep,...
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Rural Repository, Volumes 14-15

1838
...hurrying o'er the (loud, And waves were white below, No more shall feel ihe victor's tread, Or bow the conquered knee The harpies of the shore shall...eagle of the sea! . Oh, better that her shattered hull Should sink beneath the wave ; Her thunders shook the mighty deep, And there should be her grave:...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 6

1839
...Shall weep the clouds no more. Her deck, once red with heroee' blood, Where knelt the vanquished foe. When winds were hurrying o'er the flood, And waves were white below, No more sli.ill feel the conqueror's tread Or know the conquered knee; The harpies of the shore shall pluck...
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Selections from the American Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1840 - 316 pages
...sweep the clouds no more ! Her deck once red with heroes' blood, Where knelt the vanquish'd foe, When winds were hurrying o'er the flood, And waves...No more shall feel the victor's tread, Or know the conquer'd knee ; The harpies of the shore shall pluck Oh ! better that her shatter'd hulk Should sink...
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Songs, Odes, & Other Poems, on National Subjects: Comp. from ..., Volume 2

William McCarty - 1842
...sweep the clouds no more ! Her deck once red with heroes' blood, Where knelt the vanquish'd foe, When winds were hurrying o'er the flood, And waves...No more shall feel the victor's tread, Or know the conquer'd knee ; The harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the sea ! O ! better that her shatter'd...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: With an Historical Introduction

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1842 - 468 pages
...Shall sweep the clouds no more ! Her deck, once red with heroes' blood, Where knelt the vanquish'd foe, When winds were hurrying o'er the flood, And waves...No more shall feel the victor's tread, Or know the conquer'd knee ; The harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the sea ! O, better that her shatter'd...
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Songs, Odes, and Other Poems, on National Subjects: Naval

William McCarty - 1842
...sweep the clouds no more ! Her deck once red with heroes' blood, Where knelt the vanquish'd foe, When winds were hurrying o'er the flood, And waves...No more shall feel the victor's tread, Or know the conquer'd knee ; The harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the sea ! O ! better that her shatter'd...
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Naval

William McCarty - 1842
...flood, And waves were white below No more shall feel the victor's tread, Or know the conquer'd knee; The harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the sea ! O ! better that her shatter'd hulk Should sink beneath the wave ; Her thunders shook the mighty deep,...
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