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" The pangs of transformation ; Not painlessly doth God recast And mould anew the nation. Hot burns the fire Where wrongs expire ; Nor spares the hand That from the land Uproots the ancient evil. The hand-breadth cloud the sages feared Its bloody rain is... "
In War Time and Other Poems - Page 15
by John Greenleaf Whittier - 1864 - 152 pages
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Book of Words of the Hutchinson Family

1851 - 48 pages
...land Uproots the ancient evil. The hand-breadth cloud the cages feared Its bloody rain is dropping; The poison plant the fathers spared All else is overtopping. East, West, South, North, It curses earth; All justice dies, And fraud and lies Live only in its shadow. What gives the wheat-field blades...
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Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends

Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends (1853-1940) - 1891
...which finally came. I recall easily now the ringing words of Whittier : " What gives the wheat field blades of steel, What points the rebel cannon, What...the roaring rabble's heel, On the old star-spangled pennan ? What breaks the oath Of the men o' the South, What whets the knife For the Union's life ?...
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Personal and Political Ballads

Frank Moore - 1864 - 368 pages
...land Uproots the ancient evil. The hand-breadth cloud the sages feared, Its bloody rain is dropping ; The poison plant the fathers spared All else is overtopping....shadow. What gives the wheat-field blades of steel V What points the rebel cannon ? What sets the roaring rabble's heel On the old star-spangled pennon...
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The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier ...

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1864
...land Uproots the ancient evil. The hand-breadth cloud the sages feared Its bloody rain is dropping ; The poison plant the fathers spared All else is overtopping....South, North, It curses the earth ; All justice dies, Anil fraud and lies Live onlv in its shadow. What gives the wheat-field blades of steel ? What points...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - 1864 - 37 pages
...ancient evil. The hand-breadth cloud tho Rages feared Its bloody rain is dropping ; The poison-plant the fathers spared All else is overtopping. East, West, South, North, It curses earth ; All justice dies, And fraud and lies Live only in its shadow. What gives the wheat-field blades...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - 1865 - 648 pages
...; The poison-plant the fathers spared All else is overtopping. East, West, South, North, It curses earth ; All justice dies, And fraud and lies Live...rebel cannon ? What sets the roaring rabble's heel On th' old star-spangled pennon ? What breaks the oath Of th' men o' th' South? What whets the knife For...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - 1865
...; The poison-plant the fathers spared All else is overtopping. East, West, South, North, It curses earth ; All justice dies, And fraud and lies Live...wheat-field blades of steel ? What points the rebel cannon What sets tho roaring rabble's heel On th' old star-spangled pennon? What breaks the oath Ofth'...
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THE AMERICAN CONFLICT A HISTORY OF THE GREAT CIVIL WAR IN THE UNITED STATES ...

HORACE GREELEY - 1865
...ancient evil. The hand-breadth clond the sages feared Its bloody rain is dropping ; The poison-plant the fathers spared All else is overtopping. East, "West, South, North, It curses earth ; All justice dies, And fraud and lies Live only in its shadow. What gives the wheat-field blades...
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National Lyrics

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1866 - 104 pages
...land Uproots the ancient evil. The hand-breadth cloud the sages feared Its bloody rain is dropping; The poison plant the fathers spared All else is overtopping....roaring rabble's heel On the old star-spangled pennon 1 What breaks the oath Of the men o' the South ? What whets the knife For the Union's life ? — Hark...
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Massachusetts in the Rebellion: A Record of the Historical Position of the ...

Phineas Camp Headley - 1866 - 688 pages
...ancient evil. The hand-breadth cloud the sages feared Its bloody rain is dropping ; The poison-plaut the fathers spared All else is overtopping. East,...It curses the earth : All justice dies, And fraud aiid lies Live only in its shadow. What gives the wheat-field blades of steel V What points the rebel...
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