Felicia Dorothea Hemans

(25 September 1793 – 16 May 1835 / Liverpool, England)

Poems of Felicia Dorothea Hemans

Sabbath Sonnet

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How many blessed groups this hour are bending,
Through England's primrose meadow-paths, their way
Towards spire and tower, 'midst shadowy elms ascending,
Whence the sweet chimes proclaim the hallowed day!

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