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NOTES.

Note 1.

The Senn's wild horn.

SENN, the name given to a herdsman among the Swiss

Alps.

Note 2.

-Against the Föhnwind's blast.

Föhnwind, the South-east wind, which frequently lays waste the country before it.

Note 3.

A father of the land.

Walter Fürst, the father-in-law of Tell.

Note 4.

Werner, the brave and true! &c.

Werner Stauffacher, who had been urged by his wife to rouse and unite his countrymen for the deliverance of Switzerland.

Note 5.

Young Erni's step had worn, &c.

Erni, Arnold Melchthal.

Note 6.

The Lämmer-Geyer had spread, &c.

The Lämmer-Geyer, the largest kind of Alpine eagle.

Note 7.

Of wrongs to call down Heaven, &c.

The eyes of his aged father had been put out, by the orders of the Austrian Governor.

Note 8.

-Beside the Forest-Sea.

Forest-Sea. The Lake of the Four Cantons is frequently so called.

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

THE LANDING OF THE PILGRIM FATHERS.

THE breaking waves dash'd high

On a stern and rock-bound coast,
And the woods, against a stormy sky,
Their giant branches tost;

And the heavy night hung dark
The hills and waters o'er,

When a band of exiles moor'd their bark

On the wild New England shore.

the

conqueror comes,

Not as
They, the true-hearted came,

Not with the roll of the stirring drums,

And the trumpet that sings of fame ;

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