Oh leave this barren spot to me! Spare, woodman, spare the beechen tree!
Thomas Campbell (1777 - 1844)
Source: The beech tree’s Petition
Contributed by: Zaady
But sad as angels for the good man's sin, Weep to record, and blush to give it in.
Source: Pleasures of Hope, 1799
Britannia needs no bulwarks, No towers along the steep; Her march is o'er the mountain waves, Her home is on the deep.
Source: Ye Mariners of England, 1800
Ye are brothers! ye are men! And we conquer but to save.
Source: Battle of the Baltic
The meteor flag of England Shall yet terrific burn, Till danger's troubled night depart, And the star of peace return.
The combat deepens. On, ye brave, Who rush to glory or the grave! Wave, Munich! all thy banners wave, And charge with all thy chivalry!
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