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" Oh, better that her shattered hulk Should sink beneath the wave! Her thunders shook the mighty deep, And there should be her grave: Nail to the mast her holy flag, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the god of storms, The lightning, and the gale! "
The Bench and Bar of Wisconsin: History and Biography, with Portrait ... - Page 470
by Parker McCobb Reed - 1882 - 542 pages
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The Universal Songster and Museum of Mirth: A Collection of ..., Volume 2

Songs - 1835 - 312 pages
...deep And there should be her grave. Nail to the mast her holy flag, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the god of storms — The lightning and the gale! COLUMBIA'S GREAT GLORY. HAI/LOW'D the birth-day of liberty's nation, Sacred the flame on her altar...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1; Volume 7

American literature - 1836
...deep And there should be her grave. Nail to the mast her holy flag, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the god of storms — The lightning and the gale !" Here H a little song — very touching and very grand— by the most highly-gifted and deeply lamented...
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The Laurel: a Gift for All Seasons: Being a Collection of Poems

American poetry - 1836 - 252 pages
...deep And there should be her grave. Nail to the mast her holy flag, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the god of storms — The lightning and the gale ! THE SEA-BIRD'S SONG. fcY JO ' BRAINARD. ON the deep is the mariner's danger, On the deep is the mariner's...
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A Trip to Boston: In a Series of Letters to the Editor of the United States ...

Enoch Cobb Wines - Boston (Mass.) - 1838 - 224 pages
...And there should be her grave ; Nail to the mast her holy flag, Set every thread-bare sail, • And give her to the god of storms, — The lightning and the gale ! as the battle-axe of Richard, fell like a thunder-bolt on John Bull. The tone of the London Quarterly...
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Rural Repository, Volumes 14-15

1838
...deep, And there should be her grave: Nail to the mast her holy flag, Set every thread-bare sail, And give her to the God of storms The lightning and the gale! The Last Walk. BY MRS. LH SIGOUHSEV. THR vernal sky was soft and pure, The cottage garden fair j And...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 6

1839
...mighty deep And 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 ! LITERARY NOTICES. Л Tale of the Hu/ruenoti, or Memoir» of a French Refugtt Family: Translated and...
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Selections from the American Poets, Issue 111

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1840 - 316 pages
...deep, And there should be her grave ; Nail to the mast her holy flag, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the god of storms, The lightning and the gale ! THE TREADMILL SONG. THE stars are rolling in the sky, The earth rolls on below, And we can feel the...
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Songs, Odes, & Other Poems, on National Subjects: Comp. from ..., Volume 2

William McCarty - 1842
...deep, And there should be her grave ; Nail to the mast her holy flag, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the god of storms, The lightning and the gale ! 74 A SAILOR'S LIFE. How bless'd the life a sailor leads, From clime to clime still ranging, For as...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: With an Historical Introduction

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1842 - 468 pages
...deep, And there should be her grave ; Nail to the mast her holy flag, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the god of storms, — The lightning and the gale ! STANZAS. STRANGE ! that one lightly-whisper'd tone Is far, far sweeter unto me, Than all the sounds...
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Songs, Odes, and Other Poems, on National Subjects: Naval

William McCarty - National songs - 1842
...deep, And there should be her grave ; Nail to the mast her holy flag, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the god of storms, The lightning and the gale ! 74 A SAILOR'S LIFE. How bless'd the life a sailor leads, From clime to clime still ranging, For as...
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