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" Is it far away, in some region old, Where the rivers wander o'er sands of gold — Where the burning rays of the ruby shine, And the diamond lights up the secret mine, And the pearl gleams forth from the coral strand — Is it there, sweet mother, that... "
Poetry for School and Home, from the best authors. Edited by T. Shorter - Page 71
by Thomas Shorter - 1861
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The Sunday School Repository, Or, Teachers' Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 8

Sunday school teachers - 1813
...child ; Is it far away, in some region old. Where the rivers wander o'er sands of gold— Where tho burning rays of the ruby shine, And the diamond lights up the secret mine, And the pearls gleam forth from the coral etrand — Is It there, sweet mother, that better laud 1 " Not there,...
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The Spirit of the English Magazines

American periodicals - 1830
...child ! " " Is it far away, in some region old, Where the rivers wander o'er sands of gold /^— Where the burning rays of the ruby shine, And the diamond...mine, And the pearl gleams forth from the coral strand f — Is it there, sweet mother, that hotter land 1 " — " Not there, not there, my child ! " Eye...
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The Hopkinsian Magazine, Volume 3

Congregational churches - 1828
...child!" Is it far away, in some region old, Where the rivers wander o'er the sands of gold? — Where the burning rays of the ruby shine, And the diamond...secret mine, And the pearl gleams forth from' the coral strandIs it there, sweet mother, that better land ? — " Not there, not there, my child !" Eye hath...
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The Literary Souvenir: Or, Cabinet of Poetry and Romance

Alaric Alexander Watts - Gift books - 1827 - 402 pages
...III. "Is it far away, in some region old, Where the rivers wander o'er sands of gold ? — • Where the burning rays of the ruby shine, And the diamond...forth from the coral strand — Is it there, sweet mothtr, that better landl" — " Not there, not there, my child ! IV. " Eye hath not seen it, my gentle...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...child !'•* " Is it far away, in some region old, Where the rivers wander o'er sands of gold, Where the burning rays of the ruby shine, And the diamond...seen it, my gentle boy! Ear hath not heard its deep sounds of joy.; Dreams cannot picture a world so fair; Sorrow and death may not enter there ; Time...
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The Poetical Work of Mrs. Felicia Hemans, Volume 2

Mrs. Hemans - English poetry - 1828
...child !" " Is it far away, in some region old, Where the rivers wander o'er sands of gold ? — Where the burning rays of the ruby shine, And the diamond...coral strand, — Is it there, sweet mother, that bett«r land !" — " Not there, not there, my child !" " Eye hath nut seen it, my gentle boy ! Ear...
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The Poetical Work of Mrs. Felicia Hemans, Volume 2

Mrs. Hemans - 1828
...child !" " fs it far away, in some region old, Where the rivers wander o'er sands of gold ? — Where the burning rays of the ruby shine, And the diamond...from the coral strand, Is it there, sweet mother, thai belter land ?" — " Not there, not there, my child !" 11 Eye hath not seen il, my gentle boy...
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The Children's friend [ed.] by W.C. Wilson [and others].

William Carus Wilson - 1828
...hetter laud ? Mot/ter. Not there, not there, my child. Eye hith not seen it, my gentle hoy, Jiar halU not heard its deep songs of joy, Dreams cannot picture...Sorrow and death may not enter there, Time doth not hreathe on its fadeless hlon:n, Fur heyond the cloud:*, and heyond the tojih, It is there, it is there,...
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The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans, Volume 2

Mrs. Hemans - 1828
...!" " Is it far away, in some region old. Where the rivers wander o'er sands of gold ? — Where (he burning rays of the ruby shine, And the diamond lights...secret mine, And the pearl gleams forth from the coral strand,Is it there, sweet mother, that better land ?" — " Not there, not there, my child !" " Eye...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 8

1828
...the rivers wander o'er sands of gold t . ••Mother.—Not there, not there, my child. .• " Where the burning rays of the ruby shine, And the diamond lights up the golden mine, And the pearl gleams forth from the coral strand, Is it there, sweet mother, that better...
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