John Grosvenor Wilson


An American Ode

by John Grosvenor Wilson

In the very blackest night
Toiled the peoples, worn and weary;
Blind, they sought the healing light,
Bowed beneath a burden dreary --
When a gallant seaman sailed
Forth, in search of lands unhailed.


Lyrics Of Life
Copyright 1886
Caxton Book Concern, Limited, New York