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Quotation by Lydia Huntley Sigourney
Ye say they all have passed away, That noble race and brave; That their light canoes have vanished From off the crested wave; That, mid the forests where they roamed, There rings no hunters' shout; But their name is on your waters, Ye may not wash it out.
Lydia Huntley Sigourney (1791–1865), U.S. poet. Indian Names (l. 1–8). . .
Oxford Book of Children's Verse in America, The. Donald Hall, ed. (1985) Oxford University Press.
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