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Alma Mater; And Other Poems (Paperback): William Richardson
Alma Mater; And Other Poems (Paperback): William Richardson

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Alma Mater; And Other Poems (Paperback)

William Richardson

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: (re Indians' Cninp. TTTHERE is a world that grandly shows . The genial heat and glacial snows, Where the Pacific Ocean flows, And broad Atlantic foaming wild; Old Neptune's disobedient child. There mountains of gigantic mould, All swelling great, eternal cold: Up the blue vault of heaven hoar For ever they sublimely soar. Whose massive slopes are hung with pearls Reflecting gems and ruddy beryls, With others that still fairer fall: The flora which adorn them all. Where plains and prairies far expand, With lakes and rivers hand in hand; And forests of primeval mien Rear their dark forms of brown and green: The stateliest this old earth has seen. Domains that show the ceaseless glow Of Nature's forces, high and low; All in their thrilling ebb and flow, Which waste and cherish as they blow. Far past the rocky mountains tar, Whose seamy cliffs and ev'ry scaur TelTof the ancient ages past, Whose shadows on them still are cast. And near the setting sun they break By virgin Utah's salt-sea lake: All bounding with a swelling show The orient part of Idaho, Which stretches far away below. A State but one of many more, Which go to make a nation's store: Whose symbols are all deftly placed By stars upon a banner traced. That flag which freemen ever hail, Before which tyranny must pale; And in the coming ages bright The flag that will secure the right. But, long ere Idaho became A State known by that charming name, When undefined by breadth and length, And still unmapped by mental strength: A unit, or a unit's tenth. Near to the Snake stream, circling light By woody bends, and many a bight; Which, from its mountain springs, rolls on, Till a Columbia it has shown. In such a land the Baanacks roam, And find, at least, a shifting h...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: October 2010
Authors: William Richardson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 58
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-67790-5
Barcode: 9780217677905
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 0-217-67790-8

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