|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (18071882)|
|QUOTATION:|| Sail on, O Ship of State!|
Sail on, O Union, strong and great!
Humanity with all its fears,
With all the hopes of future years,
Is hanging breathless on thy fate!
|ATTRIBUTION:||The Building of the Ship.|