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" Behind the scared squaw's birch canoe, The steamer smokes and raves ; And city lots are staked for sale Above old Indian graves. I hear the tread of pioneers Of nations yet to be ; The first low wash of waves, where soon Shall roll a human sea. "
Minnesota and Its Resources: To which are Appended Campfire Sketches, Or ... - Page 54
by John Wesley Bond, George Antoine Belcourt, Mrs. Letitia May - 1853 - 364 pages
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The Home Missionary, Volumes 21-23

Home missions - 1849
...chiefs with their painted brows ; And crests of eagle wings. Behind the scared squaw's birch cauoe The steamer smokes and raves ; And city lots are staked for sale Above old Indian graves. By forest lake and water-fall I see the pedler's show ; The mighty mingling with the mean, The lofty...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 20

1849
...come From Mississippi's springs ; And war-chiefs with their painted brows And crests of eagle-wings. Behind the scared squaw's birch canoe The steamer...lots are staked for sale Above old Indian graves. By forest lakev and water-fall I see the pedlcr's show ; The mighty mingling with the mean, The lofty...
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Songs of Labor, and Other Poems

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1850 - 127 pages
...come From Mississippi's springs ; And war-chiefs, with their painted brows, And crests of eagle wings. Behind the scared squaw's birch canoe, The steamer...lots are staked for sale Above old Indian graves. I hear the tread of pioneers Of nations yet to be ; The first low wash of waves, where soon Shall roll...
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Songs of Labor, and Other Poems

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1851 - 127 pages
...come From Mississippi's springs ; And war-chiefs, with their painted brows, And crests of eagle wings. Behind the scared squaw's birch canoe, The steamer...lots are staked for sale Above old Indian graves. I hear the tread of pioneers Of nations yet to be ; The first low wash of waves, where soon Shall roll...
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MINNESOTA AND ITS RESOURCES

J. W. BOND - 1853
...schoolhouse, the church-spire, and higher seminary of learning ! Is it not true, even now, that— Do we not " 'Behind the scared squaw's birch canoe, The steamer...lots are staked for sale Above old Indian graves.* " ' hear the tread of pioneers Of nations yet to be; The first low wash of waves where soon Shall roll...
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The Book of Eloquence: A Collection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from the ...

Readers - 1853 - 452 pages
...The war-chiefs with their painted hows, And crest of eagle wings. *, Behind the scared squaw's hirch canoe, The steamer smokes and raves ; And city lots are staked for sale Ahove old Indian graves. By forest, lake, and waterfall, I see the pedlar's show — The mighty mingling...
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The New England Farmer

Agriculture - 1854
...war-chiefs with their painted bows, And crests of eagle wings. Behind the squaw's birchen canot* , The steamer smokes and raves ; And city lots are staked for sale Above old Indian graves. By forest lake and water-fall, I see the pedlar's show The mighty mingling with the mean The lofty...
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Minnesota and Its Resources: To which are Appended Camp-fire Sketches, Or ...

John Wesley Bond - Indians of North America - 1857 - 412 pages
...even now, that— " 'Behind the scared squaw'3 birch canoe, The steamer smokes and raves, And pity lots are staked for sale Above old Indian graves."...hear the tread of pioneers Of nations yet to be; The iirst low wash of waves where soon Shall roll a human sea? "'The rudiments of empire here Are plastic...
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The Minnesota Handbook for 1856-7: With a New and Accurate Map

Nathan Howe Parker - Minnesota - 1857 - 159 pages
...the lakes adjacent ; for, in the language of John G. Whittier, our American poet: " Behind the red squaw's birch canoe The steamer smokes and raves,...lots are staked for sale Above old Indian graves. " I hear the tread of pioneers Of nations yet to be — The first low wash of waves, where soon Shall...
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The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 2

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1861
...come From Mississippi's springs ; And war-chiefs with their painted brows, And crests of eagle wings. Behind the scared squaw's birch canoe, The steamer...lots are staked for sale Above old Indian graves. I hear the tread of pioneers Of nations yet to be ; The first low wash of waves, when.- soon Shall...
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