Who is Felicia Dorothea Hemans

Felicia HemansBorn(1793-09-25)25 September 1793
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, Great BritainDied16 May 1835(1835-05-16) (aged 41)
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, UK
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Felicia Dorothea Hemans Poems

  • Moon-light
    COME, gentle muse! now all is calm,
    The dew descends, the air is balm;
    Unruffled is the glassy deep,
    While moon-beams o'er its bosom sleep; ...
  • To A Younger Child
    A Similar Occasion, 17 September, 1825.

    Where sucks the bee now? Summer is flying; ...
  • Paraphrase Of Psalm: Cxlviii
    Praise ye the Lord. Praise ye the Lord from the heavens: praise him in the heights.

    PRAISE ye the Lord! on every height
    Songs to his glory raise! ...
  • Valkyriur Song
    The Sea-king woke from the troubled sleep
    Of a vision-haunted night,
    And he look'd from his bark o'er the gloomy deep,
    And counted the streaks of light; ...
  • Casabianca
    The boy stood on the burning deck
    Whence all but he had fled;
    The flame that lit the battle's wreck
    Shone round him o'er the dead. ...
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Bright 134 Light 119 Deep 114 Heart 111 Love 104 I Love You 104 Voice 100 High 95 Dark 93 Soul 86

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  • Peterdamianent1: casabianca felicia dorothea hemans - her poem commemorates a real event, the explosion of the french ship l'orient during the naval battle of aboukir bay, 1798. the boy stood on the burning deck, whence all but he had fled; the flame that lit...
  • Johnlk_80: spidey is quoting here the 1826 poem "casabianca" by felicia dorothea hemans. apparently the poem was very frequently read in school through the 1950s.
  • Gyanesh40399972: casabianca by felicia dorothea hemans: summary and analysis
  • Lacallada_: few are the hearts whence one same touch bids the sweet fountains flow: few–and by still conflicting powers forbidden here to meet– such ties would make this life of ours too fair for aught so fleet. —felicia dorothea hemans
  • Movie_details: in tinker, tailor, soldier, spy (2011): there's a brief recital of the poem "casabianca" by felicia dorothea hemans. by /u/gen alcazar
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Republic And Motherland
 by Alfred Noyes

(Written after entering New York Harbor at Daybreak)

Up the vast harbor with the morning sun
The ship swept in from sea;
Gigantic towers arose, the night was done,
And--there stood Liberty.

Silent, the great torch lifted in one hand,

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