• Hail, Holy Day! the blessing from above
    Brightens thy presence like a smile of love,
    Smoothing, like oil upon a stormy sea,
    The roughest waves of human destiny
    Cheering the good, and to the poor oppress'd
    Bearing the promise of their heavenly rest.

    Sarah Josepha Hale (1850). “Dictionary of poetical quotations”, p.461