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Subject: ENGLISH NAVY
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A BALLAD FOR A BOY, by WILLIAM JOHNSON CORY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When george the third was reigning, a hundred years ago
Last Line: And treat some rescued breton as a comrade and a guest.
Subject(s): American Revolution - French Involvement; Farmer, George; Navy - Great Britain; English Navy


A DIALOGUE BETWEEN GEORGE AND FOX, by PHILIP FRENEAU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Good charly fox, your counsel I implore
Last Line: And france, triumphant, stems the subject main.
Subject(s): American Revolution; Fox, Charles James (1749-1806); George Iii, King Of England (1738-1820); Great Britain - Foreign Relations; Navy - France; Navy - Great Britain; Navy - Spain; French Navy; English Navy; Spanish Navy


A DIALOGUE; OVERHEARD IN A VILLAGE NEAR PORTSMOUTH, DURING WAR FRANCE, by ROWLAND EYLES EGERTON-WARBURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Says sue to jack, 'the reason why we english wins the day
Last Line: "jabbering beggars, no! Who'd understand 'em if they did?"
Alternate Author Name(s): Egerton-warburton, R. E.
Subject(s): French & Indian Wars; Navy - France; Navy - Great Britain; Prayer; War; French Navy; English Navy


A SIMPLE PASTORAL, by GEORGE ALEXANDER STEVENS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Aurora, lady grey, / hides her face in blushes
Last Line: To our falls and risings.
Alternate Author Name(s): Stevens, G. A.
Subject(s): Navy - Great Britain; Sailing & Sailors; Soldiers; English Navy


ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS TO THE BRITISH NAVY, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We do not like to own it
Last Line: Hurrah for johnny bull!
Subject(s): Navy - Great Britain; World War I; English Navy; First World War


ADMIRAL HOSIER'S GHOST, by RICHARD GLOVER    Poem Text            
First Line: As near porto-bello lying
Last Line: And for england sham'd in me.
Variant Title(s): Ballad Of Admiral Hosier's Ghost
Subject(s): Navy - Great Britain; Spanish Armada; English Navy


ADMIRALS ALL, by HENRY JOHN NEWBOLT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Effingham, grenville, raleigh, drake
Last Line: To nelson's peerless name!
Subject(s): Navy - Great Britain; Nelson, Horatio, Viscount (1758-1805); Sea; English Navy; Ocean


ANNUS MIRABILIS: THE YEAR OF WONDERS, 1666, by JOHN DRYDEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In thriving arts long time had holland grown
Last Line: And gently lay us on the spicy shore.
Subject(s): Great Britain - Dutch War (1664-1667); Monck, George. 1st Duke Of Albemarle; Navy - Dutch; Navy - Great Britain; English Navy


CAPTAIN DEATH, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: The muse and the hero together are fired
Last Line: I ne'er saw rhw fellow of brave captain death
Subject(s): Navy - Great Britain;pirates; English Navy;piracy;buccaneers


DER TAG: NELSON AND BEATTY, by ROBERT SEYMOUR BRIDGES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: No doubt 'twas a truly christian sight
Last Line: This grey november morning.'
Alternate Author Name(s): Bridges, Robert+(2)
Subject(s): Beatty, David. 1st Earl (1871-1936); Navy - Great Britain; World War I - Naval Actions; English Navy


DESCRIPTION OF A NINETY-GUN SHIP, by WILLIAM FALCONER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Amidst a wood of oaks with canvas leaves
Last Line: And with triumphant navies rule the main!
Subject(s): Navy - Great Britain; English Navy


FOR THE NEW YEAR 1761, by WILLIAM WHITEHEAD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Still must the muse, indignant, hear
Last Line: And albion's dreaded strength secure the world's repose.
Subject(s): Blood; George Iii, King Of England (1738-1820); Great Britain - Commonwealth & Colonies; Great Britain - Wars With France; Mourning; Navy - Great Britain; Ruins; British Empire; England - Empire; Bereavement; English Navy


HEART OF OAK, by DAVID GARRICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come, cheer up, my lads! 'tis to glory we steer
Last Line: Heart of oak etc.
Subject(s): Courage; Navy - Great Britain; Quebec, Battle Of (1759); Valor; Bravery; English Navy


KING HENRY VII AND THE SHIPWRIGHTS, by RUDYARD KIPLING    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Harry, our king in england, from london town is gone
Last Line: That they may keep measure with harry our king and peace in engeland!
Subject(s): Henry Vii, King Of England (1457-1509); Navy - Great Britain; Shipbuilding; Fitzroy, Henry, Duke Of Richmond; Tudor, Henry; English Navy


LORD EXMOUTH'S VICTORY AT ALGIERS, 1816, by JOHN GARDINER CALKINS BRAINARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sun looked bright upon the morning tide
Last Line: In glorious victory.
Subject(s): Navy - Great Britain; Pellew, Edward. 1st Viscount Exmouth; Sea Battles; English Navy; Naval Warfare


NIGHT ON THE CONVOY, ALEXANDRIA - MARSEILLES, by SIEGFRIED SASSOON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Out in the blustering darkness, on the deck
Last Line: We are going home ... Victims ... Three thousand souls.
Subject(s): Homecoming; Navy - Great Britain; World War I; English Navy; First World War


ON THE CAPTURE OF THE GUERRIERE, by PHILIP FRENEAU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Long the tyrant of our coast
Last Line: Dacre and the guerriere!
Subject(s): Constitution (ship); Navy - Great Britain; Sea Battles; War Of 1812; English Navy; Naval Warfare


RUNNING THE BLOCKADE, by NORA PERRY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When the french fleet lay
Last Line: Who had run the blockade!
Subject(s): American Revolution; Boston Harbor, Blockade Of (1778); Navy - France; Navy - Great Britain; French Navy; English Navy


SONG FOR THE NAVY LEAGUE, by ALFRED DENNIS GODLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O where be all those mariners bold who used to control the sea
Last Line: With his yo, heave ho, and his s h ts, and a master of arts degree!
Alternate Author Name(s): Godley, A. D.
Subject(s): Beresford, Charles. 1st Baron; Navy - Great Britain; English Navy


THE BALLAD OF THE CLAMPHERDOWN, by RUDYARD KIPLING    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It was our war-ship clampherdown
Last Line: And as it still shall be.
Subject(s): Navy - Great Britain; Sea Battles; English Navy; Naval Warfare


THE BATTLE OF DUNDEE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "on the mountain-side the battle raged, there was no stop nor stay"
Last Line: That ''twas the english fought the dutch' at the battle of dundee
Subject(s): "dundee, Scotland;navy - Great Britain;war;" English Navy


THE BRITISH PRISON-SHIP, by PHILIP FRENEAU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Amid these ills no tyrant dared refuse
Last Line: And his last efforts more than damn the first.
Subject(s): American Revolution; Hospitals; Navy - Great Britain; Prisons & Prisoners; Sea Battles; English Navy; Convicts; Naval Warfare


THE CAPTAIN; A LEGEND OF THE NAVY, by ALFRED TENNYSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He that only rules by terror
Last Line: With one waft of the wing.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tennyson, Lord Alfred; Tennyson, 1st Baron; Tennyson Of Aldworth And Farringford, Baron
Subject(s): Navy - Great Britain; Sea; English Navy; Ocean


THE CRUISE OF THE 'ROVER', A.D. 1575, by EDMUND WILLIAM GOSSE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They sailed away one morning when sowing-time was over
Last Line: Then kissed each other silently, and hand in hand they died.
Subject(s): Navy - Great Britain; Sea Battles; Ships & Shipping; English Navy; Naval Warfare


THE FAMOUS FIGHT AT MALAGO, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Come all you brave sailors that sails on the main
Last Line: Because with five frigates we did them destroy
Subject(s): Navy - Great Britain;sea;sea Battles; English Navy;ocean;naval Warfare


THE FLEET, by ALFRED TENNYSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You, you, if you shall fail to understand
Last Line: But then too late, too late.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tennyson, Lord Alfred; Tennyson, 1st Baron; Tennyson Of Aldworth And Farringford, Baron
Subject(s): Great Britain - Commonwealth & Colonies; Navy - Great Britain; British Empire; England - Empire; English Navy


THE ILLUMINATION OF ENGLISH AND FRENCH FLEETS AT PORTSMOUTH, by CHARLES TENNYSON TURNER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thanks to those festal fires! Mankind shall be
Last Line: And how the bells of welcome pealed and chimed!
Subject(s): Navy - France; Navy - Great Britain; Peace; Portsmouth, England; French Navy; English Navy


THE LAUNCH OF A FIRST-RATE; WRITTEN ON WITNESSING THE SPECTACLE, 1840, by THOMAS CAMPBELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: England hails thee with emotion
Last Line: Nail thy colors to the mast.
Subject(s): Navy - Great Britain; Shipbuilding; English Navy


THE LORDS OF THE MAIN, by JOSEPH STANSBURY    Poem Text            
First Line: When faction, in league with the treacherous gaul
Last Line: The first-born of neptune are lords of the main!
Subject(s): Navy - Great Britain; English Navy


THE OLD WARSHIP ABLAZE, by JAMES ELROY FLECKER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Founder, old battleship; thy fight is done
Last Line: Dips out ironical that ship new moon.
Subject(s): Navy - Great Britain; Ships & Shipping; English Navy


THE SALUTE OF THE 'IMMORTALITE', by AMELIA WOODWARD TRUESDELL    Poem Text            
First Line: The coming dawn flung out her pennants grey
Last Line: Till anglo-saxon peace shall lead the world.
Subject(s): Battleships; Manila, Philippines; Navy - Great Britain; Soldiers; Spanish-american War (1898); English Navy


THE UNION OF HEARTS; AN ODE, by LEWIS MORRIS (1833-1907)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The spaniard has fallen! Has fallen!
Last Line: Till all the future of mankind is peace!
Subject(s): Navy - Great Britain; English Navy


TO MY LADY BERKELEY, AFFLICTED UPON HER SON ... SEA-SERVICE, by ANNE KILLIGREW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: So the renowned ithacensian queen
Last Line: Of your high vertue, and his memory.
Alternate Author Name(s): Killegrew, Anne
Subject(s): Children; Navy - Great Britain; Childhood; English Navy


VICTORY, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "the strife is o'er, the battle done"
Last Line: Alleluia!
Subject(s): Navy - Great Britain;religion; English Navy;theology


WEE GEORDIE WI' HIS DAY-DREAMS, by THOMAS RUSSELL (1822-)    Poem Text            
First Line: Wee geordie wi' his day-dreams, haith, he's unco soon began
Last Line: "there's wiser men wi' wooden heads than mony wha ha'e brain."
Subject(s): Navy - Great Britain; War; English Navy