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" The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined bridge has swept Down the dark stream which seaward creeps. On this green bank, by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone; That memory may their deed redeem,... "
The New England Historical and Genealogical Register,: Volume 29 1875 - Page 459
by New England Historic Genealogical Society Staff - 1995 - 513 pages
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...stream which seaward creeps. On this green bank, by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone ; 10 That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those heroes dare To die, and leave their children free, Bid Time and Nature...
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Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1847 - 251 pages
...stream which seaward creeps. On this green bank, by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone ; That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those heroes dare To die, or leave their children free, Bid Time and Nature...
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Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1847 - 199 pages
...stream which seaward creeps. On this green bank, by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone, That memory may their deed redeem, When like our sires our sons are gone. Spirit! who made those freemen dare To die, or leave their children free, Bid time and nature...
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The Boston Book: Being Specimens of Metropolitan Literature

James Thomas Fields - American literature - 1850 - 364 pages
...stream which seaward creeps. On this green bank, by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone, That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those heroes dare To die, or leave their children free, Bid Time and Nature...
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Homes of American Authors

Authors, American - 1853 - 26 pages
...stream that scawnnl creeps. " On this green bank, by this soft stream, We sec to-day a votive stone, That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons nre gone. " Spirit that made these heroes dare To die, or leave their children free, Bid Time and Nature...
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Choice Specimens of American Literature

Benjamin Nicholas Martin - American literature - 1871 - 223 pages
...stream which seaward creeps. On this green bank, by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone, That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those heroes dare To die, or leave their children free, Bid Time and Nature...
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Centennial Orations Commemorative of the Opening Events of the American ...

New England Historic Genealogical Society - Fourth of July orations - 1875 - 176 pages
...of the river, with the lines of Emerson, that are ' household words,' and need not here be quoted, ' By the rude bridge,' enduringly graven for an inscription...their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone.' " To properly carry out this plan, the town or its citizens may be called upon to provide...
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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 29

New England - 1875
...the river, with the lines of Emerson, that are ' household words,' and need not here be quoted, • By the rude bridge,' enduringly graven for an inscription...' Where once the embattled farmers stood And fired the shot beard round the world ;' and thus enable future visitors to realize, as far as may be, both...
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The Great Centennial Exhibition

Phillip T. Sandhurst - Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphie, Pa., 1876 - 1876 - 544 pages
...ttream which seaward creeps. On the green bank, by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone ; That memory may their deed redeem When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit that made those heroes dare To die and leave their children free, Bid Time and Nature...
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Selected Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 218 pages
...stream which seaward creeps. On this green bank, by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone; That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those heroes dare To die, and leave their children free, Bid Time and Nature...
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