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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! fc.

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, fic.

Erni, Arnold Melchthal.

Note 6.

The Lämmer-Geyer had spread, foc.

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

Note 7.

Of wrongs to call down IIeaven, f'c.

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

Note 8.

-Beside the Forest-Sca.

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.

Not as the conqueror comes,

They, the true-hearted came,
Not with the roll of the stirring drums,
And the trumpet that sings of fame :

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