|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||William Ellery Channing (18171901)|
|QUOTATION:||I sing New England, as she lights her fire|
In every Prairies midst; and where the bright
Enchanting stars shine pure through Southern night,
She still is there, the guardian on the tower,
To open for the world a purer hour.