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" BRIGHT flag at yonder tapering mast. Fling out your field of azure blue ; Let star and stripe be westward cast, And point as Freedom's eagle flew! Strain home ! O lithe and quivering spars ! Point home, my country's flag of stars ! The wind blows fair,... "
The Metropolitan - Page 100
1837
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Rambleton: A Romance of Fashionable Life in New York During the Great ...

Charles Sealsfield - 1844 - 298 pages
...be the sacred duty of every freeman : " Bright flag at yonder tapering mast ! Fling out your folds of azure blue ; Let star and stripe be westward cast, And point as Freedom's eagle flew. Strain home, oh lithe nnd quivering spara ! Point home my country's Flag of Stars !" The vessels are now within...
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Poems of Early and After Years

Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1848 - 504 pages
...gav'st flows yet from thee— And, sun-like, thou hast power to give LINES ON LEAVING EUROPE. BRIGHT flag at yonder tapering mast ! Fling out your field...cast, And point as Freedom's eagle flew! Strain home ! oh lithe and quivering spars ' Point home, my country's flag of stars ' The wind blows fair ! the...
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The (Old) Farmer's Almanack, Issues 69-78

Robert Bailey Thomas - 1860 - 628 pages
...— or de ! ! l ' - . Bright Flag at y»nder tapering mast, Fling out your field of azure blue! bet star and Stripe be westward cast, And point as Freedom's eagle flew! Strain home, О lithe and quivering spare I Poiut home, my country's Flag of Stars 1 - HPWtUK. We follow the Flag that oft has led us To...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: To the Middle of the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1852 - 588 pages
...of thee — I think of thee ! 0, dearest ! hast thou thought of me ! LINES ON LEAVING EUROPE, BRIRHT flag at yonder tapering mast, Fling out your field...cast, And point as Freedom's eagle flew ! Strain home ! O lithe and quivering span ! Point home, my country's flag of stars ! The wind blows fair, the vessel...
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English Serfdom and American Slavery: Or, Ourselves--As Others See Us...

Lucien Bonaparte Chase - 1854 - 276 pages
...beaming with satisfaction, Lord Melville mounted his horse and returned to Mornlow. CHAPTER XIX. " Bright flag at yonder tapering mast, Fling out your field...cast, And point as Freedom's eagle flew ! Strain home ! O lithe and quivering spars ! Point home my country's flag of stars !" — WLLIIS. ROBERT KANE was...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1855 - 610 pages
...true and as holy a Ue In that motto of — " MANY IN ONE." GW Cuter I80 FLATTERY. FLATTERER. Bright flag at yonder tapering mast, Fling out your field of azure blue ; Let star and stripe be westward east, And point as Freedom's eagle flew ! Strain home ! О lithe and quivering spars ! Point home my...
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The Poets and Poetry of America

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1855 - 690 pages
...thee — I think of thee ! 0, dearest ! hast thou thought of me ! LINES ON LEAVING EUROPE. BnifiiiT l my soul within me burning, Soon I heard again a tapping Somewhat lou slur and stripe be westward cast, And point as Freedom's eagle flew ! Strain home ! О lithe and quivering...
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Souvenirs of Travel, Volume 1

Octavia Walton Le Vert - 1857 - 356 pages
...own dear flag floating from the mast-head, the beautiful words of Willis came to my mind : ."Bright flag, at yonder tapering mast, Fling out your field...cast, And point as freedom's eagle flew ! Strain home, oh ! lithe and quivering spars ! Point home, my country's flag of stars." SECOND VISIT TO EUROPE. WE...
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Elements of Rhetoric: Designed as a Manual of Instruction

Henry Coppée - 1859 - 380 pages
...impersonal. Thus, an American poet addresses our flag as though it were endowed with life : — " Bright flag at yonder tapering mast, Fling out your field of azure blue." In Longfellow's " Midnight Mass for the Dying Year," there is a fine succession of personifications...
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The poetical works of N.P. Willis

Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1867 - 290 pages
...azure blue ; Let star and stripe be westward cast, And point as Freedom's eagle flew ! Strain home ! oh lithe and quivering spars ! Point home, my country's flag of stars ! The wind blows fair ! the vessel feela The pressure of the rising breeze, And, swiftest of a thousand keels, She leaps to the careering...
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