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THE TWENTY-SECOND OF DECEMBER
WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT

Till where the sun, with softer fires,
Looks on the vast Pacific's sleep,
The children of the Pilgrim sires
This hallowed day like us shall keep.

NOTES AND QUESTIONS
For Biography see page 335.
Discussion. 1. What event does this poem celebrate? 2. Do you know where in this country the Pilgrims first "trod the desert land"? 3. What does the poet tell about "our fathers" in the first stanza? 4. Could the pioneer Pilgrims have imagined the vast country into which the Colonies developed? 5. Why did the World War produce a fresh thrill of reverence for "the thoughtful and the free" Pilgrims? 6. Explain the last stanza. 7. Find in the Glossary the meaning of: strand; realm; sway; bays; reverence; sires; hallowed.

A CHRISTMAS TREE - CHARLES DICKENS
A CHRISTMAS TREE TODAY

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