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The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 1. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier), Narrative and legendary poems (search)
gn that God had made, The cross-boughed tree that marked the spot And made it holy ground: He needs the earthly city not Who hath the heavenly found. 1869. Miriam. To Frederick A. P. Barnard. the years are many since, in youth and hope, Under the Charter Oak, our horoscope We drew thick-studded with all favoring stars. Nose accursed slaves!” His loathly length the unsexed bondman bowed: ‘On my head be it!’ Straightway from a cloud Of dainty shawls and veils of woven mist The Christian Miriam rose, and, stooping, kissed The monarch's hand. Loose down her shoulders bare Swept all the rippled darkness of her hair, Veiling the bosom that, with high,ith bowed head, And smiting on his bosom: ‘God,’ he said, “Alone is great, and let His holy name Be honored, even to His servant's shame! Well spake thy prophet, Miriam,—he alone Who hath not sinned is meet to cast a stone At such as these, who here their doom await, Held like myself in the strong grasp of fate. They sinne