Ye Mariners of England, That guard our native sons; Whose flag has braved, a thousand years, The battle and the breeze!
Thomas Campbell (1777 - 1844)
Source: Ye Mariners of England, 1800
Contributed by: Zaady
There was silence deep as death, And the boldest held his breath, For a time.
Source: Battle of the Baltic
A stoic of the woods - a man without a tear.
Source: Gertrude of Wyoming
'Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, And coming events cast their shadows before.
Source: Lochiel’s Warning
While the battle rages loud and long, And the stormy winds do blow.
Oh, how hard it is to find The one just suited to our mind!
"Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue.
Source: Pleasures of Hope, 1799
Oh leave this barren spot to me! Spare, woodman, spare the beechen tree!
Source: The beech tree’s Petition
But sad as angels for the good man's sin, Weep to record, and blush to give it in.
On the green banks of Shannon, when Sheelah was nigh, No blithe Irish lad was so happy as I, No harp like my own could so cheerily play, And wherever I went was my poor dog Tray.
Source: The Harper, 1799
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