John Greenleaf Whittier

The Mayflower is also the subject of a poem by John Greenleaf Whittier (Books by this author) Here’s an excerpt: O sacred flowers of faith and hope, As sweetly now as then Ye bloom on many a birchen slope, In many a pine-dark glen. Behind the sea-wall’s rugged length, Unchanged, your leaves unfold, Like love behind the…

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