The Poems of Sidney Lanier

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Author: Sidney Lanier

VII.

"So when there came a mighty cry of `Land!’
And we clomb up and saw, and shouted strong
`Salve Regina!’ all the ropes along,
But knew at morn how that a counterfeit band
Of level clouds had aped a silver strand;
So when we heard the orchard-bird’s small song,
And all the people cried, `A hellish throng
To tempt us onward by the Devil planned,
Yea, all from hell — keen heron, fresh green weeds,
Pelican, tunny-fish, fair tapering reeds,
Lie-telling lands that ever shine and die
In clouds of nothing round the empty sky.
Tired Admiral, get thee from this hell, and rest!’ —
`Steersman,’ I said, `hold straight into the West.’

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Chicago: Sidney Lanier, "VII.," The Poems of Sidney Lanier, ed. Callaway, Morgan, Jr., 1962- in The Poems of Sidney Lanier (New York: George E. Wood, 1850), Original Sources, accessed September 18, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D2637P1BPSRRJR6.

MLA: Lanier, Sidney. "VII." The Poems of Sidney Lanier, edited by Callaway, Morgan, Jr., 1962-, in The Poems of Sidney Lanier, New York, George E. Wood, 1850, Original Sources. 18 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D2637P1BPSRRJR6.

Harvard: Lanier, S, 'VII.' in The Poems of Sidney Lanier, ed. . cited in 1850, The Poems of Sidney Lanier, George E. Wood, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 18 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D2637P1BPSRRJR6.