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" I HEAR thee speak of the better land, Thou call'st its children a happy band ; Mother! oh, where is that radiant shore? Shall we not seek it, and weep no more? Is it where the flower of the orange blows, And the fire-flies glance through the myrtle boughs... "
The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans: Complete in One Volume - Page 332
by Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, Mrs. Hemans - 1836 - 444 pages
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Sabrinae corolla in hortulis regiae scholae Salopiensis contextuerunt tres ...

Shrewsbury (England). Royal School - English poetry - 1801 - 328 pages
...ov тroвovaiv elcrúyei. TSE -, The Better Land. I hear thee speak of the better land, Thou callest its children a happy band : Mother, oh where is that...radiant shore ; Shall we not seek it, and weep no more ? Is it where the flower of the orange blows, And the fire-flies dance through the myrtle-boughs ?Not...
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The Sunday School Repository, Or, Teachers' Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 8

Sunday school teachers - 1813
...glory run.'* MART M. HYMN IV. Jktter Land. I HEAR thee speak of the better land : Thou call'st ita children a happy band ; Mother ! oh where is that...radiant shore— Shall we not seek it, and weep no more? Is it where the flower of the orange blows, Aud the flre-flkfl daiico through the myrtle boughs? "...
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The Spirit of the English Magazines

American periodicals - 1830
...work, but it is the best : — The Better Land. " I hear thee speak of the better land, Thou callest its children a happy band ; Mother ! oh where is that radiant shore 1 Shall we not seek it, and weep no more 1 Is it where the flower of the orange blows, And the fire-flies...
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The Hopkinsian Magazine, Volume 3

Congregational churches - 1828
...Eccles. .vi. Ifc. THE BETTER LAND. BT MRS. REMANS. I hear thee speak of the better land, Thou call'st its children a happy band ; Mother ! oh, where is...shore ?— Shall we not seek it and weep no more? — Is it where the flower of the orange blows, And the fire-flies glance through the myrtle-boughs?...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1826
...these lines, ' The Better Land,' by Mrs. Hemans. ' "I hear thee speak of the better land, Thou call'st its children a happy band ; Mother ! oh, where is...radiant shore ? Shall we not seek it, and weep no more ? — Is it where the flower of the orange blows, And the fire-flies glance through the myrtle-boughs...
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Belle Assemblée: Or, Court and Fashionable Magazine; Containing Interesting ...

Women - 1826
...next extract : — " I hear thee speak of the better land, Thou call'st its children a happy hand ; Mother ! Oh, where is that radiant shore ?— Shall we not seek it, and weep no more ? — Is it where the flower of the orange blows, And the fire-flies glance through the myrtle boughs?"...
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The Literary Souvenir: Or, Cabinet of Poetry and Romance

Alaric Alexander Watts - Electronic book - 1827 - 402 pages
...Beauty's brow * THE BETTER LAND. BY MRS. HEMANS. I. " I HEAR thec speak of the better land, Thou call'st its children a happy band ; Mother ! oh, where is that radiant shore 1— Shall we not seek it, and weep no more ? — Is it where the flower of the orange blows, And the...
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The Poetical Work of Mrs. Felicia Hemans, Volume 2

Mrs. Hemans - English poetry - 1828
...children a happy band ; Mother ! oh, where is that rad,ant shore? Shall we not seek it, and weep no more ' Is it where the flower of the orange blows, And the...myrtle boughs ':" —" Not there, not there, my child !" VOL. H. 17 194 DEATH OF AN INFANT. " Is it where the feather-palm trees rise, And the date grows...
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The Poetical Work of Mrs. Felicia Hemans, Volume 2

Mrs. Hemans - 1828
...lo ! they come, they come ! THE BETTER LAND. <! I HEAR tliee speak of the belter land, Thou call's! its children a happy band ; Mother ! oh where is that...radiant shore ? Shall we not seek it, and weep no more ? Is it where the flower of the orange blows, And the fire-flies glance through the myrtle boughs t"...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...LESSON XXXVI. The Better Land.—Mna. HBM'ANS. *' I HEAR thee speak of the better land; Thou call's! its children a happy band ; Mother! oh, where is that...shore ?— Shall we not seek it, and weep no more ?— Is it where the flower of the orange blows, And the fire-flies dance through the myrtle boughs...
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