John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) Miscellaneous. 8291
Columbia, Columbia, to glory arise, The queen of the world and child of the skies! Thy genius commands thee; with rapture behold, While ages on ages thy splendors unfold.
Timothy Dwight (17521817): Columbia. 8292
Lord, dismiss us with thy blessing, Hope, and comfort from above; Let us each, thy peace possessing, Triumph in redeeming love.
Robert Hawker (17531827): Benediction. 8293
Roys wife of Aldivalloch, Wat ye how she cheated me, As I came oer the braes of Balloch?
Anne Grant (17551838): Roys Wife. 8294
Bounding billows, cease your motion, Bear me not so swiftly oer.
Mary Robinson (17581799): Bounding Billows. 8295
While Thee I seek, protecting Power, Be my vain wishes stilled; And may this consecrated hour With better hopes be filled.
Helen Maria Williams (17621827): Trust in Providence. 8296
The glory dies not, and the grief is past.
Samuel Egerton Brydges (17621837): Sonnet on the Death of Sir Walter Scott. 8297
Oh swiftly glides the bonnie boat, Just parted from the shore, And to the fishers chorus-note Soft moves the dipping oar.
Joanna Baillie (17621857): Oh swiftly glides the Bonnie Boat. 8298
T was whisperd in heaven, t was mutterd in hell, And echo caught faintly the sound as it fell; On the confines of earth t was permitted to rest, And the depths of the ocean its presence confessd.
Catherine M. Fanshawe (17641834): Enigma. The letter H.