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" But the noble Mexic women still their holy task pursued, Through that long, dark night of sorrow, worn and faint and lacking food. Over weak and suffering brothers, with a tender care they hung, And the dying foeman blessed them in a strange and Northern... "
National Lyrics - Page 58
by John Greenleaf Whittier - 1866 - 104 pages
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Poems

John G. Whittier - 1850
...twilight, wide apart the battle rolled, In its sheath the sabre rested, and the cannon's lips grew cold. But the noble Mexic women still their holy task pursued,...in a strange and Northern tongue. Not wholly lost, oh Father ! is this evil world of ours ; Upward, through its blood and ashes, spring afresh the Eden...
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The War with Mexico Reviewed

Abiel Abbot Livermore - 1850 - 298 pages
...the battle rolled ; In his sheath the sabre rested, and the cannon's lips grew cold. " But the holy Mexic women still their holy task pursued, Through...a strange and Northern tongue. " Not wholly lost, O Father ! is this evil world of ours ; Upward through its blood and ashes, spring afresh the Eden...
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The Wheat-sheaf; Or, Gleanings for the Wayside and Fireside ...

1853 - 416 pages
...twilight, wide apart the battle rolled, In its sheath the sabre rested, and the cannon's lips grew cold. But the noble Mexic women still their holy task pursued,...in a strange and Northern tongue. Not wholly lost, Oh Father ! is this evil world of ours ; Upward, through its blood and ashes, spring afresh the Eden...
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The Book of Eloquence: A Collection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from the ...

1853 - 452 pages
...twilight, wide apart the battle rolled, In its sheath the sabre rested, and the cannon's lips grew cold. But the noble Mexic women still their holy task pursued,...with a tender care they hung, And the dying foeman bless'd them in a strange and Northern tongue. Not wholly lost, oh Father ! is this evil world of ours...
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Poems: By John G. Whittier, Illus. by H. Billing

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1855 - 396 pages
...twilight, wide apart the battle rolled, In its sheath the sabre rested, and the cannon's lips grew cold. But the noble Mexic women still their holy task pursued,...in a strange and Northern tongue. Not wholly lost, oh Father ! is this evil world of ours ; Upward, through its blood and ashes, spring afresh the Eden...
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Poems

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1856 - 384 pages
...twilight, wide apart' the battle rolled, In its sheath the sabre rested, and the cannon's lips grew cold. But the noble Mexic women still their holy task pursued,...dying foeman blessed them in a strange and Northern Not wholly lost, oh Father ! is this evil world of ours ; Upward, through its blood and ashes, spring...
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The Wheat-sheaf

1857 - 416 pages
...twilight, wide apart the battle rolled, In its sheath the sabre rested, and the cannon's lips grew cold. But the noble Mexic women still their holy task pursued,...in a strange and Northern tongue. Not wholly lost, Oh Father ! is this evil world of ours ; Upward, through its blood and ashes, spring afresh the Eden...
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The Home Affections Pourtrayed by the Poets

Charles Mackay - 1858 - 391 pages
...twilight, wide apart the battle roll'd, In its sheath the sabre rested, and the cannon's lips grew cold. But the noble Mexic women still their holy task pursued,...with a tender care they hung, And the dying foeman bless'd them in a strange and northern tongue. Not wholly lost, O Father ! is this evil world of ours...
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The Home Affections Pourtrayed by the Poets

Charles Mackay - 1858 - 391 pages
...twilight, wide apart the battle roll'd, In its sheath the sabre rested, and the cannon's lips grew cold. But the noble Mexic women still their holy task pursued,...brothers, with a tender care they hung, And the dying foeniau bless'd them in a strange and northern tongue. Not wholly lost, O Father ! is this evil world...
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The Free Speaker: A New Collection of Pieces for Declamation, Original as ...

William Bentley Fowle - 1859 - 326 pages
...twilight, wide apart the battle rolled, In its sheath the sabre rested, and the cannon's lips grew cold. But the noble Mexic women still their holy task pursued...in a strange and Northern tongue. Not wholly lost, O Father ! is this evil world of ours ; Upward, through its blood and ashes, spring afresh the Eden...
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