Ralph Waldo Emerson

(1803 - 1882 / Boston / United States)

Concord Hymn - Poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson

By the rude bridge that arched the flood,
Their flag to April's breeze unfurled,
Here once the embattled farmers stood
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Comments about Concord Hymn by Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (3/2/2016 8:43:00 AM)


    Very well written, I liked it.
    On this green bank, by this soft stream,
    We set today a votive stone;
    That memory may their deed redeem,
    When, like our sires, our sons are gone
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  • (3/28/2010 10:03:00 PM)


    Magnificent and simple! ! !
    Pastoral, meditative and heroic words.
    Magical spell to all poets as heroes of freedom.
    Transcendentalism in a complete and wonderful way.
    One of very famous opening poems in the world (first stanza) .
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