Treasure Island

Helen Maria Williams

(1761 - 15 December 1827 / England)

Quotations

  • ''In each event of life, how clear
    Thy ruling hand I see!
    Each blessing to my soul more dear,
    Because conferred by Thee.''
    Helen Maria Williams (18th century), hymn-writer. Published in The Sacred Harp (1991). "While thee I seek, protecting Pow'r," l. 9-12 (1790).
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Duncan, an Ode

I.

Abash'd the rebel squadrons yield--
MACBETH , the victor of the field,
Exulting, past the blasted wild;
And where his dark o'erhanging towers
Frown on the heath, with pleasures mild
Now DUNCAN hastes to wing the hours--
Sweet are the rosy beams that chase

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