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Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 4 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 3. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 4 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2 2 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 2 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 3. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier), Anti-Slavery Poems (search)
adocian victor's hand? The heavens are still and far; But, not unheard of awful Jove, The sighing of the island slave Was answered, when the Aegean wave The keels of Mithridates clove, And the vines shrivelled in the breath of war. ‘Robbers of Chios! hark,’ The victor cried, “to Heaven's decree! Pluck your last cluster from the vine, Drain your last cup of Chian wine; Slaves of your slaves, your doom shall be, In Colchian mines by Phasis rolling dark.” Then rose the long lament From the hoar sea-god's dusky caves: The priestess rent her hair and cried, ‘Woe! woe! The gods are sleepless-eyed!’ And, chained and scourged, the slaves of slaves, The lords of Chios into exile went. ‘The gods at last pay well,’ So Hellas sang her taunting song, “The fisher in his net is caught, The Chian hath his master bought;” And isle from isle, with laughter long, Took up and sped the mocking parable. Once more the slow, dumb years Bring their avenging cycle round, And, more th