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" The breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound coast, And the woods against a stormy sky Their giant branches tossed; And the heavy night hung dark The hills and waters o'er, When a band of exiles moored their bark On the wild New England shore. "
The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans: Complete in One Volume - Page 269
by Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, Mrs. Hemans - 1836 - 444 pages
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The Mayflower Descendant: Volume 2 1900

George E. Bowman - Massachusetts - 1994 - 284 pages
...eloquent closing address, after which the audience sang the wellknown hymn by Mrs. Hemans beginning: — " The breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound coast," and Dr. Palmer concluded the service with the benediction. This bare outline of the proceedings gives little...
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The Annotated Casey at the Bat: A Collection of Ballads about the Mighty Casey

Martin Gardner - Sports & Recreation - 1995 - 231 pages
...of irreproachable judgment and exact vision. 16. Cf., the opening lines of Felicia Dorothea Hemans' The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers: The breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound coast, 17. Between this stanza and the next, The Mighty Casey inserts the following: The pitcher moves with...
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The Book of Virtues for Young People: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories

William J. Bennett - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1997 - 384 pages
...us remember the bravery of those early settlers who came to these shores seeking religious freedom. The breaking waves dashed high, On a stern and rock-bound...the woods against a stormy sky, Their giant branches tossed; And the heavy night hung dark, The hills and waters o'er, When a band of exiles moored their...
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British Women Poets of the Romantic Era: An Anthology

Paula R. Feldman - Literary Collections - 2001 - 920 pages
...realms are till'd; The land is full of harvests and green meads. — Bryant* The breaking waves dash'd high On a stern and rock-bound coast, And the woods against a stormy sky Their giant branches toss'd; And the heavy night hung dark, The hills and waters o'er, When a band of exiles moor'd their...
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Felicia Hemans: Selected Poems, Prose and Letters

Felicia Hemans - Poetry - 2002 - 498 pages
...ceremonial occasions, from The Ages (Cambridge, Mass., 1821, 11. 280-83; stanza 32), by the popular On a stern and rock-bound coast, And the woods against a stormy sky Their giant branches toss'd; And the heavy night hung dark, 5 The hills and waters o'er, When a band of exiles moor'd their...
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Sea Poems: A Seafarer Anthology

Bob Crew - Poetry - 2005 - 148 pages
...and fertile realms are till'd The land is full of harvest and green meads. The breaking waves dash'd high On a stern and rock-bound coast, And the woods against a stormy sky Their giant branches toss'd; And the heavy night hung dark, The hills and water o'er, When a band of exiles moor'd their...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...Muir, The Frank Muir Book (1976) Felicia Hemans English poet, 1793-1835 1 The breaking waves dash'd an. Festival Time 1. 530 (410 BC) 7 [The cry of the frogs:] Brekekekex, koax, koax. The Frogs toss'd. "The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers in New England" 1. 1 (1826) 2 The boy stood on the burning...
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