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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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Music in American Religious Experience

Philip V. Bohlman, Edith Waldvogel Blumhofer, Edith Blumhofer, Maria M. Chow - 2006 - 350 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, They call us to deliver Their land from error's claim. As the foreign mission cause gained popularity in antebellum America, hymn texts like Heber's...
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The Captured: A True Story of Abduction by Indians on the Texas Frontier

Scott Zesch - 2007 - 384 pages
...converts in their midst, serenaded them with the missionary hymn "From Greenland's Icy Mountains": From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain, They call us to deliver Their land from error 's chain. Can we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Can we to men benighted The...
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The Hasheesh Eater: Being Passages from the Life of a Pythagorean

Fitz Hugh Ludlow - 2006 - 314 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,...call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. 9. Trovatore: // Trovatore (1853), by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901). "Wally" is an attempt to represent...
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The Complete Book of Hymns

William Petersen, Ardythe Petersen - 2015 - 704 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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Take This Bread: A Radical Conversion

Sara Miles - 2008 - 320 pages
...missionary movement were inextricably linked with those of empire: In the words of a triumphalist hymn, "From many an ancient river, from many a palmy plain,...call us to deliver their land from error's chain." Between the world wars, a call had gone out to "evangelize the world in one generation," and it set...
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The Sum of All Heresies: The Image of Islam in Western Thought

Frederick Quinn - 2007 - 232 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, They call us to deliver, Their land from error's chain.75 and scenes reworked traditional Orientalist themes of the sort Edward Said found most objectionable.76...
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Negro with a Hat: The Rise and Fall of Marcus Garvey

Colin Grant - 2008 - 544 pages
...icy mountains From India's coral strand, Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand; From many a palmy plain, They call us to deliver Their land from error's chain11 There was faint chance of African land being delivered back to the sons and daughters of Afric...
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