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" There is a spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest... "
The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of popular ... - Page 199
by William Hone - 1837
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The West Indies, and other poems, Volume 2

James Montgomery - 1810
...own land of every land the pride, Beloved by heav'n o'er all the world beside ; His home I lie spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest. And is the Negro outlaw'd from his birth ? Is he alone a stranger on the earth ? • Is there no shed,...
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The Philanthropist, Or, Repository for Hints and Suggestions ..., Volume 1

Charities - 1811
...For in this land of heaven's peculiar grace, The heritage of nature's noblest race, There is a spot of earth, supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter, spot...sword and sceptre, pageantry and pride, While in his soften'd looks benignly blend The sire, the son, the husband, father, friend : Here woman reigns ;...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 5

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1811
...peculiar grace, The heritage of nature's noblest гясе, There is a spot of earth supremely blest, Л dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest, Where man,...pride, While in his softened looks benignly blend The sire, the son, the husband, father, friend: Here woman reigns; the mother, daughter, wife, Strows with...
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Select Reviews, Volume 5

1812
...For in this landof heaven's peculiar grace, The heritage of nature's noblest race, There is a spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than...man, creation's tyrant, casts aside His sword and scepire, pageantry and pride, While in his softened looks benignly blend ' The sire, the son, the husband,...
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The West Indies, and Other Poems

James Montgomery - Slave trade - 1814 - 160 pages
...For in this land of heaven's peculiar grace, The heritage of nature's noblest race, There is a spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than...His sword and sceptre, pageantry and pride, While in hig sol'tcn'd looks benignly blend The sire, the son, the husband, brother, friend: Here woman reigns...
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The Traveller in Africa: Containing Some Account of the Antiquities, Natural ...

Priscilla Wakefield - Africa - 1814 - 374 pages
...in this land of Heav'n's peculiar grace, The heritage of nature's noblest race, There is a spot on earth, supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than...sword and sceptre, pageantry and pride, While, in his soften'd looks, benignly blend, The sire, the son> the husband, brother, friend. Here woman reigns,...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Electronic book - 1816 - 392 pages
...For in this land of Heav'n's peculiar grace, The heritage of nature's noblest race, There is a spot of Earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than...sword and sceptre, pageantry and pride. While in his goften'd looks benignly blend Tne sire, the son, the hushand, father, friend : Here woman reigns; the...
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The Troubles of a Good Husband

Marriage - 1818 - 142 pages
...I recollected my father's house, so aptly expressed in the words of a poet : 28 *' There is a spot of earth supremely blest, " A dearer, sweeter spot...creation's tyrant casts aside " His sword and sceptre, pagantry and pride, " While in his softened looks benignly blend " The sire, the son, the husband,...
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English literature - 1818
...For in this land of heaven's peculiar gract*, The heritage of nature's noblest race ; There is a spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than...the rest; Where man, creation's tyrant, casts aside Mis sword and sceptre, pageantry and pride; While in his soflen'd looks benignly blend The sire, (he...
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Popular Voyages and Travels Throughout the Continent & Islands of Europe in ...

Mrs. Jamieson (Frances Thurtle) - Europe - 1820 - 506 pages
...For in this land of heaven's peculiar grace, The heritage of nature's noblest race, There is a spot of earth supremely blest, '" ( ' A dearer sweeter spot than all the rest." " Where shall that land, that spot ofear.th be found/ Art thou a man 2—a patriot?—look around? O thou shalt...
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