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THE BIRTHDAY ODE, 1743, SELECTION, by                     Poet's Biography
First Line: Of fields, of forts, and floods, unknown to fame
Last Line: Sing, britons, tho' uncouth the sound.
Subject(s): Birthdays; Courts & Courtiers; Odes (as Poetic Form); Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens


OF fields, of forts, and floods, unknown to fame,
That now demand of Cæsar's arms a name,
Sing, Britons, tho' uncouth the sound.





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