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John Bartlett (1820–1905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.

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Miscellaneous. (continued)
    Columbia, Columbia, to glory arise,
The queen of the world and child of the skies!
Thy genius commands thee; with rapture behold,
While ages on ages thy splendors unfold.
          Timothy Dwight (1752–1817): Columbia.
    Lord, dismiss us with thy blessing,
  Hope, and comfort from above;
Let us each, thy peace possessing,
  Triumph in redeeming love.
          Robert Hawker (1753–1827): Benediction.
    Roy’s wife of Aldivalloch,
Wat ye how she cheated me,
As I came o’er the braes of Balloch?
          Anne Grant (1755–1838): Roy’s Wife.
    Bounding billows, cease your motion,
Bear me not so swiftly o’er.
          Mary Robinson (1758–1799): Bounding Billows.
    While Thee I seek, protecting Power,
  Be my vain wishes stilled;
And may this consecrated hour
  With better hopes be filled.
          Helen Maria Williams (1762–1827): Trust in Providence.
    The glory dies not, and the grief is past.
          Samuel Egerton Brydges (1762–1837): Sonnet on the Death of Sir Walter Scott.
    Oh swiftly glides the bonnie boat,
  Just parted from the shore,
And to the fisher’s chorus-note
  Soft moves the dipping oar.
          Joanna Baillie (1762–1857): Oh swiftly glides the Bonnie Boat.
    ’T was whisper’d in heaven, ’t was mutter’d in hell,
And echo caught faintly the sound as it fell;
On the confines of earth ’t was permitted to rest,
And the depths of the ocean its presence confess’d.
          Catherine M. Fanshawe (1764–1834): Enigma. The letter H.