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" From Greenland's icy mountains ; From India's coral strand ; Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand ; From many an ancient river ; From many a palmy plain ; They call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 479
1839
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Imperialism And Music: Britain 1876-1953

Jeffrey Richards - 2001 - 534 pages
...icy mountains, From India's coral strand, Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand, From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. What though the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Though every prospect pleases And only...
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Blood Ground: Colonialism, Missions, and the Contest for Christianity in the ...

Elizabeth Elbourne - 2002 - 499 pages
...strand," began one 182.0 missionary hymn. "Where Afric's sunny fountain/ Roll down their golden sand;/ From many an ancient river,/ From many a palmy plain,.../They call us to deliver /Their land from Error's chain."1'1 Van der Kemp looked on the wars that greeted him as the "strugglings of Satan with a view...
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Civilising Subjects: Metropole and Colony in the English Imagination 1830-1867

Catherine Hall - 2002 - 556 pages
...congregations, Where Afric's sunny fountains. Roll down their golden sand, From many an ancient rivet, From many a palmy plain, They call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. Having helped to raise money to send missionaries overseas, the assembled faithful would sing of their...
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From Enlightenment to Romanticism: Anthology I

Ian Donnachie, Ian L. Donnachie, Carmen Lavin - 2003 - 328 pages
...icy mountains, From India's coral strand, Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand; From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain! What though the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Java's isle, And every prospect pleases, And only man...
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Mark Twain's Religion

William E. Phipps - 2003 - 386 pages
...icy mountains, From India's coral strand; Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand; From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. MT commented: "Those are beautiful verses, and they have remained in my memory all my life. But if...
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Pilgrim Voices: Narrative and Authorship in Christian Pilgrimage

Simon Coleman, John Elsner - 2003 - 168 pages
...icy mountains, From India's coral strand, Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand; From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. What though the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Though every prospect pleases And only...
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Religious Pluralism in America: The Contentious History of a Founding Ideal

William R. Hutchison - 2003 - 276 pages
...notorious by Rudyard Kipling, of a "white man's burden." These far-off peoples are pleading for help: From many an ancient river, from many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver their land from error's chain. Efforts to heed their call will prove burdensome. They will not show gratitude, and many will persist...
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Wonderful Words of Life: Hymns in American Protestant History and Theology

Richard J. Mouw - 2004 - 288 pages
...icy mountains, From India's coral strand; Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand; From many an ancient river. From many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. What tho' the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Tho' every prospect pleases, And only man...
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Journey of Hope: The Back-to-Africa Movement in Arkansas in the Late 1800s

Kenneth C. Barnes - 2005 - 288 pages
...icy mountains, From India's coral strand, Where Africa's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand; From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain, They call us to deliver Their land from error's chain.31 The goal of winning the "dark continent" for Christianity figured large in the thinking of...
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The One Year Great Songs of Faith

Robert Kevin Brown, Mark R. Norton - 2005 - 396 pages
...icy mountains, From India's coral strand, Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand; From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. What though the spicy breezes, Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle; Though ev'ry prospect pleases, And only...
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