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" THE tent-lights glimmer on the land, The ship-lights on the sea ; The night-wind smooths with drifting sand Our track on lone Tybee. At last our grating keels outslide, Our good boats forward swing ; And while we ride the land-locked tide, Our negroes... "
In War Time and Other Poems - Page 51
by John Greenleaf Whittier - 1864 - 152 pages
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The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier ...

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1864
...wipe the weeping eyes, For suffering give the victor's prize, The crown for cross ! AT PORT ROYAL. THE tent-lights glimmer on the land, The ship-lights on...music and of song : The gold that kindly Nature sifts Among his sands of wrong ; The power to make his toiling days And poor home-comforts please ; The quaint...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 83

1864
...his song of the Negro Boatman, at Port Royal, beautifully prefacing it : — " For dear the bondsman holds his gifts Of music and of song, The gold that kindly nature sifts Among his sands of wrong." There was a great deal of cheerful music in the song, " The Kingdom Coming,"...
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Poetry, Lyrical, Narrative and Satirical, of the Civil War

Richard Grant White - 1866 - 334 pages
...HERMITAGE, January 8, 1863. Louisville Sunday Democrat AT PORT ROYAL. BY JOHN GREENLE4F WHITTIER. THE tent-lights glimmer on the land, The ship-lights on...music and of song ; The gold that kindly Nature sifts Among his sands of wrong ; The power to make his toiling days And poor home-comforts please ; The quaint...
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Anecdotes, Poetry, and Incidents of the War: North and South : 1860-1865

Frank Moore - 1866 - 560 pages
...ЧГ WEITTIEB. Tнв tent-lights glimmer on the land, The ship-lights on the sea ; The night- wind smooths with drifting sand Our track on lone Tybee....and of song — The gold that kindly Nature sifts Among his sands of wrong ; — ' The power to make his toiling days And poor home-comforts please ;...
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National Lyrics

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1866 - 104 pages
...tent-lights glimmer on the land, _L The ship-lights on the sea ; The night-wind smooths with drifting sani Our track on lone Tybee. At last our grating keels...music and of song : The gold that kindly Nature sifts Among his sands of wrong ; The power to make his toiling days And poor home-comforts please ; The quaint...
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Anecdotes, Poetry and Incidents of the War, North and South, 1860-1865

Frank Moore - 1867
...GREENLEAF WHITTIER. THE tent-lights glimmer on the land, The ship-lights on the sea ; The night- wind smooths with drifting sand Our track on lone Tybee....and of song — The gold that kindly Nature sifts Among his sands of wrong ; — The power to make his toiling days And poor home- comforts please ;...
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Anecdotes, Poetry, and Incidents of the War: North and South. 1860-1865

Frank Moore - 1867 - 560 pages
...OBEENLEAP 'WHITTIBR. THE tent-lights glimmer on the land, The ship-lights on the sea ; The night- wind smooths with drifting sand Our track on lone Tybee....outslide, Our good boats forward swing ; And while wo ride the land-locked tide, Our negroes row and sing. For dear the bondman holds his gifts Of music...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER

1868
...wipe the weeping eyes, For suffering give the victor's prize, The crown for cross ! AT PORT ROYAL. THE tent-lights glimmer on the land, The ship-lights on...smooths with drifting sand Our track on lone Tybee. And while we ride the land-locked tide, Our negroes row and sing. For dear the bondman holds his gifts...
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THE POETICAL WORKS JOHN GREENLEAF WHITIER

- 1869
...night-wind smooths with drifting sand THE tent-lights glimmer on the land, Our track on lone Tybee. And while we ride the land-locked tide, Our negroes...music and of song : The gold that kindly Nature sifts Among his sands of wrong ; The power to make his toiling days And poor home-comforts please ; The quaint...
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NATIONAL LYRICS

JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER - 1869
...tent-lights glimmer on the land, X The ship-lights on the sea ; The night-wind smooths with drifting san<\ Our track on lone Tybee. At last our grating keels outslide, Our good boats forward swing ; .For dear the bondman holds his gifts Of music and of song : The gold that kindly Nature sifts Among...
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