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Subject: ENGLISH CHANNEL
Matches Found: 13

A CHANNEL PASSAGE, by RUPERT BROOKE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The damned ship lurched and slithered. Quiet and quick
Last Line: To choose 'twixt love and nausea, heart and belly.
Subject(s): English Channel; Sea; Soldiers' Writings; Ocean


A CHANNEL RHYME, by CICELY FOX SMITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Start point and beachy head
Last Line: Goodwin sands are worst of all!
Subject(s): English Channel; Sailing & Sailors


ARS GUBERNANDI, by CHARLES WILLIAM BRODRIBB    Poem Text                
First Line: Thy subtlest gift is steersmanship, o sea!
Last Line: Skills not that day when rigid moorings break.
Subject(s): English Channel; Great Britain - Politics & Government; Sailing & Sailors; Seamen; Sails


BEACHY HEAD, by CHARLOTTE SMITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: On thy stupendous summit, rock sublime!
Last Line: Had to some better region fled for ever.
Alternate Author Name(s): Smith, Charlotte Turner
Subject(s): English Channel; Great Britain - History; Sussex, England; English History


CHANNEL CROSSING, by GEORGE BARKER    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: And just by crossing the short sea
Subject(s): English Channel


CHANNEL CROSSING, by SYLVIA PLATH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: On storm-struck deck, wind sirens caterwaul
Alternate Author Name(s): Hughes, Ted, Mrs.
Subject(s): English Channel


CHANNEL CROSSING, by SYLVIA PLATH    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: On storm-struck deck, wind sirens caterwaul
Alternate Author Name(s): Hughes, Ted, Mrs.
Subject(s): English Channel


CHANNEL PASSAGE, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Forth from calais, at dawn of night, when sunset summer on autumn shone
Subject(s): English Channel


IN THE CHANNEL, BETWEEN THE COAST OF CUMBERLAND, by WILLIAM WORDSWORTH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Ranging the heights of scawfell or blackcomb
Last Line: To cope with sages undevoutly free.
Subject(s): English Channel


MOAT, by OLIFFE RICHMOND    Poem Source                
First Line: The little moat that fronts our fortress-wall
Last Line: Confederate shores not ocean can divide
Subject(s): English Channel; World War Ii


NEAR DOVER, SEPTEMBER 1802, by WILLIAM WORDSWORTH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Inland, within a hollow vale, I stood
Last Line: Only, the nations shall be great and free.
Variant Title(s): English Channel;france And England;september, 1802
Subject(s): English Channel


OUTLANDERS, by ANDREW GLAZE    Poem Source                
First Line: The channel moon went down, as ignorance
Last Line: Was new world doubt if good or guile were there %in all the level state that met our stare
Subject(s): English Channel


THE COLLISION IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas on a sunday morning, and in the year of 1888
Last Line: When on the briny deep, far, far away!
Subject(s): Disasters; English Channel; Shipwrecks; Storms