|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
| 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.|
| 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.|
| Roys wife of Aldivalloch,|
Wat ye how she cheated me,
As I came oer the braes of Balloch?
| Anne Grant (17551838): Roys Wife.|
| Bounding billows, cease your motion,|
Bear me not so swiftly oer.
| Mary Robinson (17581799): Bounding Billows.|
| 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.|
| The glory dies not, and the grief is past.|
| Samuel Egerton Brydges (17621837): Sonnet on the Death of Sir Walter Scott.|
| 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.|
| 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.|