Treasure Island

Katharine Lee Bates

(1859-1929 / United States)

Quotations

  • ''O beautiful for heroes proved
    In liberating strife,
    Who more than self their country loved,
    And mercy more than life!''
    Katharine Lee Bates (1859-1929), U.S. author. America the Beautiful (l. 17-20). . . Favorite Poems Old and New. Helen Ferris, ed. (1957) Doubleday & Company.
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  • ''O beautiful for spacious skies,
    For amber waves of grain,
    For purple mountain majesties
    Above the fruited plain!''
    Katharine Lee Bates (1859-1929), U.S. author. America the Beautiful (l. 1-4). . . Favorite Poems Old and New. Helen Ferris, ed. (1957) Doubleday & Company.

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America the Beautiful

O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
For purple mountain majesties
Above the fruited plain!
America! America!
God shed His grace on thee
And crown thy good with brotherhood
From sea to shining sea!

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