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" There is a spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest... "
The garland; or, Poetry for childhood and youth - Page 64
by Garland - 1850
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The Adventures of Ebenezer Fox in the Revolutionary War

Ebenezer Fox - United States - 1847 - 240 pages
...pride. Here woman reigns; the mother, daughter, wife, Strew with fresh flowers the narrow path of life. Where shall that land, that spot of earth be found? Art thou a man ? a patriot ? look around: Oh, thou shalt find, howe'er thy footsteps roam, That land THY COUNTRY, and that spot THY HOME." Our...
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The Adventures of Ebenezer Fox, in the Revolutionary War

Ebenezer Fox - United States - 1838 - 240 pages
...was conscious that it helped to forward my onward course to the object of all my wishes — HOME. " There is a spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest, Where man, creation's tyrant, casts aside His sword and sceptre, pageantry and pride. Here woman reigns ;...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...Deems his own land of every land the pride, Belov'd by heaven o'er all the world beside : His home the spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest. J. MONTGOMERY. 6. Around, in sympathetic mirth, Its tricks the kitten tries, The cricket chirrups on...
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Memoir of George Dana Boardman, Late Missionary to Burmah: Containing Much ...

Alonzo King - Americans - 1848 - 319 pages
...imparadise the night; A land of beanty, virtue, valor, trnth, Time-tntored age, and love-exalted youth ; Where shall that land, that spot of earth be found...a man ? — a patriot ? — look around ; O, thou shall find, howe'er thy footsteps roam, That land THV COUNTRY, and that spot THT HOME." "JVew York,...
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The Hemans Reader for Female Schools: Containing Extracts in Prose and Poetry

Timothy Stone Pinneo - Readers (Secondary) - 1847 - 480 pages
...graces (...); Around her knees domestic duties meet, And fireside pleasures gambol at her (...). " Where shall that land, that spot of earth be found ?" Art thou a man ? a patriot ? look (...); Oh, thou shalt find, howe'er thy footsteps roam, That land thy country, and that spot thy (...)...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower - 1853 - 426 pages
...trembles to that pole; For in this land of heaven's peculiar grace. The heritage of nature's noblest race, There is a spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest, Where man, creation's tyrant, casts aside His sword and sceptre, pageantry and pride, While in his softened...
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Sketches of Wesleyan Preachers

Robert Athow West - Methodist Church - 1848 - 400 pages
...earthly paradise — the haven of rest — the ark to which he was ever anxious to return : — " The spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot, than all the rest." The oriental scholar and learned commentator, the companion of savans and of princes, was still more...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 57

Questions and answers - 1878
...Germ, lieim, Go. haims, Lith. Jcaimas, Gr. Kia/ji], a village, a dwelling; hence the name of that " Spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest," our own " home." ALPHONSE ESTOCLKT. CHESS (5th S. viii. 269, 316, 438, 495 ; ix. 57.) — I beg to...
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The Poetical Works of James Montgomery

James Montgomery - English poetry - 1850 - 368 pages
...her knees domestie duties meet. And fire-side pleasures gambol at her feet. "Where shall thatfanrf, that spot of earth, be found ?" Art thou a man ? — a patriot ? — look around ; O, thon shalt find, howe'er thy footsteps roam, That land thy eountry, and that spot thy home ! > LOn...
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The second Poetical reading book, compiled, with notes, by W. McLeod

Walter McLeod - 1850
...Deems his own land of every land the pride, Beloved by heaven o'er all the world beside; His home the spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest. LESSON XI. FAIRIES' VAGARIES. va-ga'-ries, freaks . - vagor. chant'-ing, singing - - canto. mel'-au-chol-y,...
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