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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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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion

Hymns, English - 1856 - 466 pages
...FATHERS. i THE breaking waves dashed high Their giant branches tossed, And the heavy night hung dark, On a stern and rock-bound coast, And the woods against a stormy sky The hills and waters o'er, When a band of exiles moored their bark On the wild New England shore. 372...
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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes: For the Use of Christian Congregations

Henry Ward Beecher - Congregational churches - 1856 - 484 pages
...theso our hills ! PIERPONT. PLYMOUTH BOCK. 8. M. M OS BBOWH. 1. The breaking waves dashed high, Oo a stern and rock-bound coast, And the woods against a stormy sky Their gi - ant branches tossed ; And the heavy night hung dark The =t=^=T_ • -• — hiUs and waters...
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The Progressive Third Reader: For Public and Private Schools: Containing the ...

Salem Town, Nelson M. Holbrook - Readers - 1857 - 304 pages
...wa'tera; con/c'rer for conVjU:r-or ; o'cean nea'gle for o'cean ea'gle. THK LANDING or THE PILGRIMS. 1. THE breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound...woods, against a stormy sky, Their giant branches tossed ; 2. And the heavy night hung dark, The hills and waters o'er, When a band of exiles moored...
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Life at the White Sulphur Springs; Or, Pictures of a Pleasant Summer

Mary Jane Windle - White Sulphur Springs (W. Va.) - 1857 - 323 pages
...bark When stormy winds grew lond. And waves came rolling high and dark, And the tall mast was bowed. " The breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound...coast, And the woods, against a stormy sky, Their giant branchos tost." MBS. HEMASS. ABOUT twenty-four hours after the capture of the brig, related in the...
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St. Nicholas, Volume 47

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's literature - 1920
...singing the Pilgrims come in, the •women passing up one aisle, the men up another.) SONG BY THE SCHOOL. "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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Nineteenth Century Actor-readers in America

Lilly May Shaw - 1954 - 292 pages
...of this poem, it might be well to examine the text of "landing of the Pilgrim Fathers." It begins: 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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The English Presbyterian Messenger

1854
...in bis book on the Ministry, has given them. THE LANDING OF THE PILGRIM FATHERS IN NEW ENGLAND. Turn breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound...giant branches tost. And the heavy night hung dark Tlic hills and waters o'er, When a band of eiiles moored their bark On the wild New England shore....
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From Gothic Windows to Peacocks: American Embossed Leather Bindings, 1825-1855

Edwin Wolf - Bookbinding - 1990 - 231 pages
...Reprinted as often was the poetry of the English writer Felicia Dorothea Hemans, still recalled by "The breaking waves dashed high / On a stern and rock-bound coast" and "The boy stood on the burning deck, / Whence all but he had fled." More difficult to understand was the...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 pages
...which perish'd there Was that young faithful heart! The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers in New England The breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rockbound...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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Re-visioning Romanticism: British Women Writers, 1776-1837

Carol Shiner Wilson, Joel Haefner - Fiction - 1994 - 329 pages
...Hemans's "Casabianca" ("The boy stood on the burning deck") enjoyed a regular place; another poem, "The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers" ("The breaking...waves dashed high / On a stern and rockbound coast"), became a beloved hvmn, and "The Stately Homes of England," an anthology standard — their popularity...
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