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" We welcome back our bravest and our best ;— Ah me! not all! some come not with the rest, Who went forth brave and bright as any here! "
Poems of the War. Lʹenvoi. The cathedral. Three memorial poems. Heartsease ... - Page 25
by James Russell Lowell - 1890
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The Living Age ..., Volume 97

1868
...MEMORIAL LITERATURE. We sit here in the Promised Land That flows with Freedom's honey nnd milk ; But 'twas they won it, sword in hand, Making the nettle danger...welcome back our bravest and our best ; Ah, me ! not all I some come not with the rest Who went forth brave and bright as any here I I strive to mix some gladness...
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Under the Willows, and Other Poems

James Russell Lowell - American poetry - 1869 - 286 pages
...better way ? VIII. We sit here in the Promised Land That flows with Freedom's honey and milk; But 't was they won it, sword in hand, Making the nettle danger soft for us as silk. 19 We welcome back our bravest and our bent; — Ah me I not all I some come not with the rest, Who...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1874 - 534 pages
...Freedom's honey hand, Making the nettle danger soft for us and milk; But 'twas they won it, sword in as silk. We welcome back our bravest and our best;—...bright as any here! I strive to mix some gladness with But the sad strings complain, Ami will not |ilcase the ear; I sweep them for a paean, but they wane...
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Little Classics, Volume 14

Rossiter Johnson - 1875
...this butter way ? We sit here. in the Promised Land That flows with Freedom's honey and milk ; But 't was they won it, sword in hand, Making the nettle danger soft for us as silk. We weleome back our bravest and our best ; — Ah, me ! not all ! some come not with the rest, Who went...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1875 - 352 pages
...first American, We sit here in the Promised I ,and That flows with Freedom's honey and milk : But 't was they won it, sword in hand, Making the nettle danger soft for us as silk. We weleome back our bravest and our best; — Ah, me ! not all ! some come not with the rest, Who went...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1875 - 534 pages
...first American. We sit here in the Promised Land That flows witli Freedom's honey and milk; But 'twas they won it, sword in hand, Making the nettle danger soft for us as silk. We weleome hack our bravest and our best ; — Ah, ine! not all! some come not with the rest, Who went...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1876 - 352 pages
...first American. We sit here in the Promised Land That flows with Freedom's honey and milk : But 'twas they won it, sword in hand, Making the nettle danger soft for us as silk. We weleome back our bravest and our best; — Ah, me ! not all ! some come not with the rest, Who went...
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THE VISION OF SIR LAUNFAL. THE CATHEDRAL. FAVORITE POEMS.

JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL - 1876
...Save that QUA* brothers found this be ier way? VIII. We welcome back our bravest and our best; — All me ! not all ! some come not with the rest, Who went forth brave and bright as an}7 here ! I strive to mix some gladness with my strain, But the sad strings complain, And will not...
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Bi-centennial Celebration at Sudbury, Mass., April 18, 1876: Full Report of ...

1876 - 44 pages
...meditation. " We sit here in the Promised Land That flows with Freedom's honey and milk; But 'twas they won it, sword in hand, Making the nettle danger soft for us as silk." Let the story of the men whom we commemorate this day, who at such fearful odds bravely withstood tenfold...
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The Poetical Works of James Russel Lowell

James Russell Lowell - 1877 - 406 pages
...better way ? VIII. We sit here in the Promised Land That Hows with Freedom's honey and milk ; But 't was they won it, sword in hand, Making the nettle...with the rest. Who went forth brave and bright as any I strive to mix some gladness with my strain, But the sad strings complain, And will not pieuse the...
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