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" When winds were hurrying o'er the flood, And waves were white below, No more shall feel the victor's tread, Or know the conquered knee; — The harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the sea! "
New National First [-fifth] Reader - Page 338
by Charles Joseph Barnes, J. M. Hawkes - 1884 - 480 pages
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 6

1839
...knee; The harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the sea! О better that her shattered bulk Should sink beneath the wave : Her thunders shook...there should be her grave. Nail to the mast her holy Hag, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the god of storms — The lightning and the gale !...
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - 1844 - 432 pages
...knee ; The harpies of the shore shall pluck 10 The eagle of the sea ! Oh ! better that her shatter'd hulk Should sink beneath the wave ; Her thunders shook the mighty deep, And there should be her grave z 15 Nail to the mast her holy flag, Set every threadbare sail ; And give her to the god of storms,...
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The Life of Silas Talbot: A Commodore in the Navy of the United States

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - 1850 - 137 pages
...unfit for service ; — a design afterwards happily abandoned in obedience to public sentiment : 0 better that her shattered hulk Should sink beneath...there should be her grave ; Nail to the mast her holy fl»g, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the God of storms, The lightning and the gale ! The...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 37

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint, John Holmes Agnew - 1851
...victor':* trend, Or know the conquered knee ; The harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the sea 1 ' O better that her shattered hulk Should sink beneath...should be her grave. Nail to the mast her holy flag, Sut evrry threadbare sail, And give her to the god of storms The lightning and the gale ! ' His writings...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 37

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint, John Holmes Agnew - 1851
...tread, Or know the conquered knee ; The harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the sea ! '-n better that her shattered hulk Should sink beneath...mighty deep, And there should be her grave. Nail to the most her holy tiag, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the god of storms •¿ The lightning...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: To the Middle of the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1852 - 550 pages
...conquer'd knee ; The harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the sea ! O, better that her shatter'd hulk Should sink beneath the wave ; Her thunders shook...there should be her grave ; Nail to the mast her holy fl.ig, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the god of storms,— The lightning and the gale...
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The popular educator, Volumes 5-6; Volume 8

Popular educator - 1854
...conqucr'd knee ; The harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the sea ! Oh ! better that her shatter'd hulk Should sink beneath the wave ; Her thunders shook...deep, And there should be her grave : Nail to the most her holy flag, Set every threadbare sail ; And give her to the god of storms, The lightning and...
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The Wide-awake Gift: A Know-nothing Token for 1855

One of 'em - 1855 - 312 pages
...shall feel the victor's tread, Or know the conquered knee ; — The harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the sea ! O better that her shattered...shook the mighty deep, And there should be her grave ; f Nail to the mast her holy flag, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the god of storms, —...
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The Poets and Poetry of America

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1855 - 622 pages
...conquer' d knee; The harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the sea ! 0, better that her shatter'd hulk Should sink beneath the wave ; Her thunders shook the mighty deep, And there should be her grave ; Kail to the mast her holy flag, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the god of storms, —...
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The Popular Educator, Volume 5

1856
...conquer'd knee ; The harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the sea ! Oh ! better that her shatter'd hulk Should sink beneath the wave ; Her thunders shook...there should be her grave : Nail to the mast her holy Sag, Set every threadbare sail ; And give her to the god of storms, The lightning and the gale ! —...
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