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" All that tread The globe are but a handful to the tribes That slumber in its bosom... "
Wilson's Book of Recitations and Dialogues: With Instructions in Elocution ... - Page 49
by Floyd Baker Wilson - 1869 - 188 pages
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Personal Recollections and Observations of General Nelson A. Miles ..., Volume 2

Nelson A. Miles - Social Science - 1992 - 591 pages
...Columbia, which once bore the name of Oregon, that Bryant refers in his poem "Thanatopsis" when he says: " Or lose thyself in the continuous woods Where rolls the Oregon, and hears no sound Save its own dashings — yet the dead are there." After passing the bar and entering the river one is reminded...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...pompous in the grave. SIR THOMAS BROWNE (1605-82). English doctor, author. Urn Burial, ch. 5(1658). 6 ined. bk. 4. 1 1 WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT (1 794-1878). US poet, editor. Г/ijnjiopsís, in North American Review (Cedar...
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The Columbia Anthology of American Poetry

Jay Parini, Axinn Professor of English Jay Parini - Poetry - 1995 - 757 pages
...solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. The golden sun, The planets, all the infinite host of heaven, Are shining on the sad abodes of death,...are but a handful to the tribes That slumber in its bosom.—Take the wings Of morning, pierce the Barcan wilderness, Or lose thyself in the continuous...
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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register,: Volume 33 1879

New England Historic Genealogical Society Staff - 1995 - 468 pages
...them and receive instruction, rebuild those walls, and exterminate the nettles and the thorns ! If, " All that tread The globe are but a handful to the tribes That slumber in its bosom," then the simple rule of « the majority " would demand that the homes of the dead be made beautiful...
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Nineteenth-century American Poetry

William C. Spengemann, Jessica F. Roberts - Poetry - 1996 - 447 pages
...solemn decorations all 45 Of the great tomb of man. The golden sun, The planets, all the infinite host of heaven, Are shining on the sad abodes of death,...that tread The globe are but a handful to the tribes 50 That slumber in its bosom. — Take the wings Of morning, pierce the Barcan wilderness, Or lose...
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First Loves: Poets Introduce the Essential Poems That Captivated and ...

Carmela Ciuraru - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 268 pages
...solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. The golden sun, The planets, all the infinite host of heaven, Are shining on the sad abodes of death,...wings Of morning — and the Barcan desert pierce, Where rolls the Oregon, and hears no sound, Save his own dashings — yet — the dead are there, And...
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Favorite American Poems

Paul Negri - Poetry - 2002 - 144 pages
...solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. The golden sun, The planets, all the infinite host of heaven, Are shining on the sad abodes of death,...lose thyself in the continuous woods Where rolls the Oregan, and hears no sound, Save his own dashings — yet — the dead are there, And millions in those...
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Pacific Destiny: The Three-Century Journey to the Oregon Country

Dale L. Walker - History - 2002 - 480 pages
...1778 book of travels, and for the second time in the 1817 poem "Thanatopsis" by William Cullen Bryant ("Or lose thyself in the continuous woods/ Where rolls the Oregon, and hears no sound"). Bancroft wrote that Jefferson and Bryant had read Carver's book and that the poet "seized upon the...
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The New Anthology of American Poetry: Traditions and Revolutions, Beginnings ...

Steven Gould Axelrod, Camille Roman, Thomas J. Travisano - Literary Collections - 2003 - 736 pages
...solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. The golden sun, The planets, all the infinite host of heaven, Are shining on the sad abodes of death,...slumber in its bosom. — Take the wings Of morning, pierce the Barcan6 wilderness, Or lose thyself in the continuous woods Where rolls the Oregon,7 and...
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The Life and Diary of John Floyd: Governor of Virginia, Volume 5, Issues 1-2

Charles Henry Ambler - United States - 1918 - 248 pages
...Lewis and Clark. But, as late as 1817, the Columbia Valley was known to William Cullen Bryant only as The continuous woods Where rolls the Oregon and hears no sound Save his own dashings. It was left to John Floyd, a young Virginian, himself a child of the frontier, to bring our claims...
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