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Quotation by William Cullen Bryant
on thy brow
Shall sit a nobler grace than now.
Deep in the brightness of the skies
The thronging years in glory rise.
And, as they fleet,
Drop strength and riches at thy feet.
William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878), U.S. poet. Oh Mother of a Mighty Race (l. 37–42). . .
Family Book of Best Loved Poems, The. David L. George, ed. (1952) Doubleday & Company.
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