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18 Famous Quotes by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans

Fair land! of chivalry the old domain, Land of the vine and olive, lovely Spain! Though not for thee with classic shores to vie In charms that fix th' enthusiast's pensive eye; Yet hast thou scenes of beauty richly fraught With all that wakes the glow of lofty thought.

Spain Quotes, by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans , Source: Abencerrage (canto II, l. 1)

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Rome, Rome, thou art no more As thou hast been! On thy seven hills of yore Thou sat'st a queen.

Rome Quotes, by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans , Source: Roman Girl's Song

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Yet, the great ocean hath no tone of power Mightier to reach the soul, in thought's hushed hour, Than yours, ye Lilies! chosen thus and graced!

Lilies Quotes, by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans , Source: Sonnet--The Lilies of the Field

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Eye hath not seen it, my gentle boy! Ear hath not heard its deep songs of joy; Dreams cannot picture a world so fair-- Sorrow and death may not enter there; Time doth not breathe on its fadeless bloom, For beyond the clouds, and beyond the tomb, It is there, it is there, my child!

Heaven Quotes, by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans , Source: The Better Land

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There shall be no more snow No weary noontide heat, So we lift our trusting eyes From the hills our Fathers trod: To the quiet of the skies: To the Sabbath of our God.

Future Quotes, by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans , Source: Evening Song of the Tyrolese Peasants

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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 toss'd.

America Quotes, by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans , Source: Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers

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The boy stood on the burning deck Whence all but he had fled; The flame that lit the battle's wreck, Shone round him o'er the dead. . . . . The flames roll'd on--he would not go Without his Father's word; That father, faint in death below, His voice no longer heard.

Heroes Quotes, by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans , Source: Casabianca

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Is it where the flow'r of the orange blows, And the fireflies dance thro' the myrtle boughs?

Fireflies Quotes, by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans , Source: The Better Land

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Ay, call it holy ground, The soil where first they trod, They have left unstained, what there they found,-- Freedom to worship God.

Worship Quotes, by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans , Source: The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers

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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 toss'd.

Ocean Quotes, by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans , Source: Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers

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In the busy haunts of men.

Cities Quotes, by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans , Source: Tale of the Secret Tribunal (pt. I, l. 2)

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We pine for kindred natures To mingle with our own.

Sympathy Quotes, by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans , Source: Psyche Borne by Zephyrs to the Island of Pleasure

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Thou hast fair forms that move With queenly tread; Thou hast proud fanes above Thy mighty dread. Yet wears thy Tiber's shore A mournful mien:-- Rome, Rome, thou art no more As thou hast been.

Tiber river Quotes, by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans , Source: Roman Girl's Song

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I come, I come! ye have called me long, I come o'er the mountain with light and song: Ye may trace my step o'er the wakening earth, By the winds which tell of the violet's birth, By the primrose-stars in the shadowy grass, By the green leaves, opening as I pass.

Spring Quotes, by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans , Source: Voice of Spring

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What sought they thus afar? Bright jewels of the mine? The wealth of seas, the spoils of war?-- They sought a faith's pure shrine!

Faith Quotes, by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans , Source: Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers

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The wind, the wandering wind Of the golden summer eyes-- Whence is the thrilling magic Of its tunes amongst the leaves? Oh, is it from the waters, Or from the long, tall grass? Or is it from the hollow rocks Through which its breathings pass?

Wind Quotes, by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans , Source: The Wandering Wind

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The stately Homes of England, How beautiful they stand! Amidst their tall ancestral trees, O'er all the pleasant land.

Home Quotes, by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans , Source: Homes of England

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There is none, In all this cold and hollow world, no fount Of deep, strong, deathless love, save that within A mother's heart.

Motherhood Quotes, by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans , Source: Siege of Valencia (sc. Room in a Palace of Valencia)

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