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"EVACUATION OF NEW YORK BY THE BRITISH, 1783", by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: They come!-they come!-the heroes come
Last Line: "and bless, oh! Bless america!"
Subject(s): American Revolution;freedom;new York City - Revolutionary Period;peace;victory; Liberty


A BALLADE OF THE GAME, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "tier upon tier, through the stands are strown"
Last Line: "'yale, old yale, and a victory!"
Subject(s): Games;victory; Recreation;pastimes;amusements


A HUMBLE HEROINE, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas at the seige of matagarda, during the peninsular war
Last Line: Likewise mrs reston, whose name should be written in; letters of gold.
Subject(s): Courage; Heroism; Victory; Valor; Bravery; Heroes; Heroines


A PRAYER USED BY FRANCIS I WHEN HE WAS AT WAR WITH CHARLES V, by JOHN BYROM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Almighty lord of hosts, by whose commands
Last Line: Triumphant hymns to thee, th' eternal king.
Subject(s): Peace; Prayer; Victory; War


A PURPLE HEART BADGE, by EMMA THOMAS SCOVILLE    Poem Text            
First Line: A soldier's emblem lost for many a year
Last Line: Who earned this military badge of fame?
Subject(s): Hero And Leander; Honor; Military; Soldiers; Victory


A SONG OF THE SUNRISE, by GRACE DENIO LITCHFIELD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The night breaks. The light shakes
Last Line: Revengeful and still.
Subject(s): Victory


A SONG OF VICTORY, FR. THE HOUSE OF ASPEN, by WALTER SCOTT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Joy to the victors! The sons of old aspen!
Last Line: Love, wine, and song, our blithe evening shall cheer!
Subject(s): Victory


A WAR SONG OF TYROL, by JOHANN CHRYSOSTOMOS SENN    Poem Text            
First Line: Wild eagle of the tyrol
Last Line: "I've been among the dead!"
Subject(s): Birds; Eagles; Singing & Singers; Tyrol, Austria; Victory; War


ALMOST, by BRENDAN KENNELLY               
First Line: The one-legged pigeon wins the crust
Last Line: I almost taste %love lost.
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of; Victory


AMERICA'S WELCOME HOME, by HENRY VAN DYKE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, gallantly they fared forth in khaki and in blue
Last Line: Where the air is full of sunlight and the flag is full of stars.
Alternate Author Name(s): Civis Americanus
Subject(s): Homecoming; Victory; World War I - United States


AN INSCRIPTION FOR DOG RIVER, by KENNETH SLESSOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Our general was the greatest and bravest of generals
Subject(s): Victory


ARABIAN NIGHTS: PSALM OF BATTLE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: God is praise and glory
Last Line: Beside an eternal river of scented honey
Subject(s): Death;fights;victory; "dead, The;


AUTO-DA-FE, by V. C.    Poem Text            
First Line: Go feed the flames your torches lit with wonders / art has won
Last Line: The vine's the soul of music, and they flourished where it grew!
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Victory


BALLADS OF A BOHEMIAN: L'ENVOI, by ROBERT WILLIAM SERVICE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We've finished up the filthy war
Last Line: And so here ends my book.
Subject(s): Finality; Paris, France; Victory; War


BETH-EL, by LOUIS ALBERT LAMB    Poem Text            
First Line: Loinwise upgirded, with a leathern clout
Last Line: All valhall's virtue waxed a thousandfold.
Subject(s): Victory


BIRDS, THE BEASTS, AND THE BAT, by FRANCIS HOPKINSON                Poet's Biography
First Line: A war broke out in former days
Last Line: And his just fate in silence mourns
Subject(s): Fights; French And Indian Wars; Victory; War


BRAVE ANGUS CAMERON; THE WINNER OF THE QUEEN'S PRIZE, WIMBLEDON, 1866, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Brave cameron, it needs not the lore of the seer
Last Line: Thy laurels in age be as green as in youth.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Victory; Virtue; Youth


BY MOSCOW SELF-DEVOTED TO A BLAZE, by WILLIAM WORDSWORTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Finish the strife by deadliest victory!
Subject(s): Napoleonic Wars; Moscow; Victory


CALEDONIA, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fair caledonia! Honoured name
Last Line: And freedom bless and crown our isle!
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Europe; Freedom; Islands; Scotland; Victory; Liberty


CALEDONIA, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thy name, caledonia! Queen of the north!
Last Line: Tis the spirit of evil incarnate in drink.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Europe; Freedom; Islands; Scotland; Victory; Liberty


CHANUKAH HYMN, by ADOLPH HUEBSCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lord, the true that follow thee
Last Line: Thy command we follow will.
Subject(s): Faith; Fasts & Feasts; Hanukkah; Jews; Victory; Belief; Creed; Judaism


CHRISTMAS IN WARTIME: 1917: THE LAST LAP, by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We seldom were quick off the mark
Last Line: Be your victorious christmas-tide.
Subject(s): Christmas; England; Hope; Patience; Victory; War; World War I; Nativity, The; English; Optimism; First World War


CID'S COURTSHIP, by UNKNOWN               
First Line: Now of rodrigo de bivar great was the fame that run
Last Line: An honored husband thou shalt have in thy dead father's place
Subject(s): Courage; Courts And Courtiers; Courtship; Marriage; Victory


CONDOR'S NEST, by OLEGARIO VICTOR ANDRADE               
First Line: In the black shadow of the mountain-side
Last Line: As once from his lone peak amid the sky!
Subject(s): Argentina; Fights; South America; Victory


CONFLICT BEFORE VICTORY, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I stand at gaze upon an autumn knoll
Last Line: The mellow magic of october's moon.
Subject(s): Earth; Evil; God; Love; Mankind; Victory; War; World; Human Race


CONQUERORS, by HENRY TREECE               
First Line: By sundown we came to a hidden village
Last Line: There was not one who did not think of home
Subject(s): Victory


COURAGE, by O. B. MERRICK    Poem Text            
First Line: Courage! A thing inherent in the strong
Last Line: And carry on to victory down life's trail.
Subject(s): Courage; Victory; Valor; Bravery


EARTH'S BATTLE, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: Fight well, encased in christ's armor
Last Line: No matter what else betide.
Subject(s): Bible; Fights; Religion; Religious Discrimination; Victory; Theology; Religious Conflict


GAMBLER, by BRENDAN KENNELLY               
First Line: She's gambling with the darkness now
Last Line: When she shakes her hair like feisty rain %she'll win.
Subject(s): Gambling; Hair; Victory


GREATER THAN VICTORY, by WILLIAM A. PHELON    Poem Text            
First Line: Quickly the war-smoke lessens-out through the clearing skies
Last Line: "but the greatest thing of all is this: ""no more of our boys shall die!"
Subject(s): Death; Soldiers; Victory; World War I; Dead, The; First World War


HAPPINESS, by MARJORIE AGOSIN               
Last Line: Happiness as a seashell and desire
Subject(s): Desire; Happiness; Love; Victory


HOLY SONNET: 10, by JOHN DONNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Death, be not proud, though some have called thee
Last Line: And death shall be no more; death, thou shalt die.
Variant Title(s): "sonnet On Death;elegie;death Rebuked;""death Be Not Proud, Though Some Have Called Thee"";
Subject(s): Catholics; Death; Freedom; Immortality; Religion; Social Protest; Victory; Roman Catholics; Catholicism; Dead, The; Liberty; Theology


HOW THE WINNING FOUR WEST HOME, by WILLIAM ROSE BENET    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Superb in pride we strained upon the golden chariot-pole
Last Line: Though slumber takes us—still they talk low-whispering in the ilex walk!
Subject(s): Chariot Racing; Collective Behavior; Competition; Driving & Drivers; Games; Victory; Mobs; Crowds; Recreation; Pastimes; Amusements


HOW WE BEAT THE FAVOURITE, by ADAM LINDSAY GORDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Aye, squire,' said stevens, 'they back him at evens'
Last Line: "a short head."" and that's how the favourite was beat."
Subject(s): Victory


HYMN: FIRST SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY: 2, by REGINALD HEBER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The feeble pulse, the gasping breath
Last Line: Nor give to hell the victory!
Subject(s): Victory


IN THE FORUM OF JUSTICE, by GRACE DENIO LITCHFIELD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Pass. Pass. Pass. Thou hast had thine hour
Last Line: To rush on and win with thy pitiful lance.
Subject(s): Track Athletics; Victory; Running Races; Pole Vaulting; Discus Throwing; Shot Putting; Running Hurdles


INSCRIPTION FOR DOG RIVER, by KENNETH SLESSOR                Poet's Biography
First Line: Our general was the greatest and bravest of generals
Last Line: Having given him everything, in fact %except respect
Subject(s): Victory


INSCRIPTION PROPOSED FOR THE VASE PRESENTED TO SIR WATKIN WILLIAMS WYN, by REGINALD HEBER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ask ye why around me twine
Last Line: "to worthier chief the hirlas bore!"
Subject(s): Homecoming; Victory; War


JOAN OF ARC: BOOK 10, by ROBERT SOUTHEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thus to the martyrs in their country's cause
Last Line: Give to the arms of freedom such success.
Variant Title(s): The Crowning Of The King
Subject(s): Coronations; Creative Ability; England; Faith; France; Freedom; God; Heroism; Joan Of Arc (1412-1431); Missions & Missionaries; Victory; War; Inspiration; Creativity; English; Belief; Creed; Liberty; Heroes; Heroines


JOAN OF ARC: BOOK 6, by ROBERT SOUTHEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The night was calm, and many a moving cloud
Last Line: Renewing the remembrance of the storm.
Subject(s): France; Heroism; History; Joan Of Arc (1412-1431); Missions & Missionaries; Orleans, France; Victory; War; Heroes; Heroines; Historians


JOAN OF ARC: BOOK 7, by ROBERT SOUTHEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Strong were the english forts, by daily toil
Last Line: Betaking them, for now the night drew on.
Subject(s): England; Faith; France; Heroism; History; Joan Of Arc (1412-1431); Missions & Missionaries; Religion; Victory; War; English; Belief; Creed; Heroes; Heroines; Historians; Theology


JOAN OF ARC: BOOK 8, by ROBERT SOUTHEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now was the noon of night; and all was still
Last Line: The shattered fragments of the midnight wreck.
Subject(s): England; Faith; France; Heroism; Joan Of Arc (1412-1431); Missions & Missionaries; Religion; Victory; War; English; Belief; Creed; Heroes; Heroines; Theology


JOAN OF ARC: BOOK 9, by ROBERT SOUTHEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Far through the shadowy sky the ascending flames
Last Line: "the thunder—she shall blast her despot foes."
Subject(s): Death; England; Faith; France; Funerals; God; Heroism; Joan Of Arc (1412-1431); Missions & Missionaries; Victory; War; Dead, The; English; Belief; Creed; Burials; Heroes; Heroines


LET ME FORGET, by OMA CARLYLE ANDERSON    Poem Text            
Last Line: Forgetting the scars.
Subject(s): Victory


LET THERE BE NEW FLOWERING, by LUCILLE CLIFTON                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Let love be %at the end
Subject(s): Love; Military; Victory


LORD ROBERTS' TRIUMPHAL ENTRY INTO PRETORIA, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas in the year of 1900, and on the 5th of june
Last Line: And beat all foreign foes from our shores.
Subject(s): Courage; Robert I. King Of Scotland (1274-1329); Victory; Valor; Bravery; Bruce, Robert; The Bruce


MARCH OF THE MEN OF HARLECH, by ALEXANDER BOSWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dauntless sons of celtic sires
Last Line: To victory, ye brave!
Subject(s): Marching & Marches; Victory


MORNING, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: The star of hope doth light the way
Last Line: To those whose crowns are won.
Subject(s): Hope; Light; Morning; Victory; Optimism


MORNING HYMN, by FRANCIS HOPKINSON                Poet's Biography
First Line: Arise! And see the glorious sun
Last Line: For wearied man to rest
Subject(s): French And Indian Wars; Louisburg, Nova Scotia; Victory; War


NO EQUAL, by BRENDAN KENNELLY               
First Line: His voice is money
Last Line: All defeated but one %'gone!
Subject(s): Masculinity (psychology); Strength; Victory


OLYMPIAN VICTORS, by HORACE SPENCER FISKE    Poem Text            
First Line: I stood on the slope of kronos gray, above the olympian plain
Last Line: And played in the porch of echo with a murmur long and sweet.
Subject(s): Athletes; Olympia, Greece; Temples; Victory; Mosques


ON HIS MAJESTY'S CONQUESTS IN IRELAND, by THOMAS SHADWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How great a transport is a brave man in
Last Line: And that shall crown your arms, and they your love.
Subject(s): Army - Great Britain; Protestantism; Soldiers; Victory; War; William Iii, King Of England (1650-1702)


OPPORTUNITY, by EDWARD ROWLAND SILL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This I beheld, or dreamed it in a dream
Last Line: And saved a great cause that heroic day.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hedbrooke, Andrew
Variant Title(s): The Broken Sword
Subject(s): Opportunity; Victory


PITTSBURGH, by WILLIAM A. PHELON    Poem Text            
First Line: It's fifteen years since pittsburgh town
Last Line: They'll realize their dream!
Subject(s): Baseball; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Sports; Victory


PRAYER AT SEA AFTER VICTORY, by FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Through evening's bright repose
Last Line: Oh! To the banner and the shrine be true!
Alternate Author Name(s): Browne, Felicia Dorothea
Subject(s): Prayer; Sea Battles; Victory; Naval Warfare


PRAYER OF A SPORTSMAN, by BERTON BRALEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear lord, in the battle that goes on through life
Last Line: And cheer as the winners go by!
Subject(s): Sportsmanship; Victory


RHINE SONG OF THE GERMAN SOLDIERS AFTER VICTORY, by FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is the rhine! Our mountain vineyards
Last Line: Lift up thy voice, o rhine!
Alternate Author Name(s): Browne, Felicia Dorothea
Subject(s): Franco-prussian War (1870-1871); Rhine (river), Europe; Victory


RUNNER, by CATHRYN COONE-MCCRARY               
First Line: Each night of my childhood's summer
Last Line: Now I have to leave him %alone at the end of the hall
Subject(s): Children; Death; Track Athletics; Victory


SHE STILL WINS, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: He had worn a colored blazer on the nile
Last Line: "and he faded, and he faded out of sight"
Subject(s): Victory


SMALL ODE TO A BLACK CUBAN BOXER, by NICOLAS GUILLEN               
First Line: Your gloves
Last Line: Know proud, authentic black!
Subject(s): African Americans; Fights; Victory


SONG, by MARY DUNCAN UPHAM    Poem Text            
First Line: If I have won, then victory is bitter
Last Line: So thou hast triumphed in defeat.
Subject(s): Success; Victory


SONG BY JULIUS ANGORA, by EMILY JANE BRONTE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Awake! Awake! How loud the stormy morning
Last Line: Be still a nobler name for victory!
Alternate Author Name(s): Bell, Ellis
Subject(s): Victory


SONG TO THE ITALIAN PATRIOTS, by JOHN CHALK CLARIS    Poem Text            
First Line: Sons of those whose glorious name
Last Line: Then on to victory!
Alternate Author Name(s): Brooke, Arthur
Subject(s): Freedom; Italy; Patriotism; Victory; Liberty; Italians


STAND ROUND, MY BRAVE BOYS!, by EDWARD MOORE (1712-1757)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Stand round, my brave boys! With heart and with
Last Line: And chorus it, long live the king!
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Soldiers; Victory; War


STATE OF THE UNION: 14. THE PATRIARCHS AT THE RETURN TO CIVI, by JOHN PEPPER CLARK                Poet's Biography
First Line: They are at it again, the old soldiers
Last Line: It out with baronial vehemence
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark-bekederemo, J. P.; Clark, J. P.
Variant Title(s): The Patriarchs At The Return To Civilian Rul
Subject(s): Holidays; Memorial Day; Soldiers; Victory; War


STORMED EAGLE, by JOHN LEE HIGGINS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The victor's fifes are heard
Last Line: And the small gaping beaks.
Subject(s): Birds; Eagles; Victory; War


STRASBOURG, by VICTOR GUSTAVE PLARR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I saw thee sombrely enthralled
Last Line: Seen thro' glad tears, the tricolors!
Subject(s): Flags; France; Happiness; National Songs; Pride; Progress; Strasbourg, France; Victory; Joy; Delight; National Anthems; Self-esteem; Self-respect


SUCCESS, by JOHN TROTWOOD MOORE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis the coward who quits to misfortune
Last Line: And won—'twixt the flag and the wire!
Subject(s): Success; Victory


TAKIN' A CHANCE, by WAYNE B. WALTERS    Poem Text            
First Line: The boys were all excited
Last Line: In a game they call polo.
Subject(s): Boys; Games; Victory; Recreation; Pastimes; Amusements


TEREUS PROCNE AND PHILOMELA [OVID: METAMORPHOSES BOOK 6,11.424-647], by PUBLIUS OVIDIUS NASO                Poet's Biography
First Line: Tereus of thrace had raised that siege
Last Line: With a huge beak in place of his long sword %the hoopoe which seems armed as though for war
Alternate Author Name(s): Ovid
Subject(s): Holidays; Mythology - Classical; Victory; War


THE ACE OF THE RACE, by WAYNE B. WALTERS    Poem Text            
First Line: Speed, nerve and thrills galore
Last Line: The end of a perfect day.
Subject(s): Automobile Racing; Sports; Victory; Race Car Driving


THE BATTLE OF ABU KLEA, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ye sons of mars, come join with me
Last Line: Then the square was re-formed and the battle was o'er.
Subject(s): Army - Great Britain; Praise; Soldiers; Victory; War


THE BATTLE OF ALEXANDRIA, OR THE RECONQUEST OF EGYPT, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It was on the 21st of march in the year of 1801
Last Line: And for his undaunted bravery, his name will never be forgot.
Subject(s): Courage; Heroism; Victory; War; Valor; Bravery; Heroes; Heroines


THE BATTLE OF BANNOCKBURN, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sir robert the bruce at bannockburn
Last Line: The day he came to bannockburn!
Subject(s): Bannockburn, Battle Of (1314); Soldiers; Victory; War


THE BATTLE OF CRESSY, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas on the 26th of august, the sun was burning hot
Last Line: And he thanked jack for capturing the bohemian standard during the fight.
Subject(s): Blood; Cressy, Battle Of (1346); Great Britain - Foreign Relations; Victory; War


THE BATTLE OF GUJRAY, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas in the year of 1849, and on the 20th of february
Last Line: Because india is annexed to the british dominions, and they must obey.
Subject(s): British West Indies; Heroism; Soldiers; Victory; War; Heroes; Heroines


THE BATTLE OF INKERMANN, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas in the year of 1854, and on the 5th of november
Last Line: Alas! Pitiful to relate, thousands of innocent men.
Subject(s): Alma, Battle Of The (1854); Blood; Crimean War (1853-1856); Death; Victory; War; Dead, The


THE BATTLE OF OMDURMAN, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ye sons of great britain! Come join with me
Last Line: And to establish what's right wherever they go.
Subject(s): Death; Fights; Great Britain - History; Military; Victory; War; Dead, The; English History


THE BATTLE OF SHERIFFMUIR: A HISTORICAL POEM, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas in the year 1715, and on the 10th of november
Last Line: And to allay all doubts about which party won, we must feel content.
Subject(s): Death; History; Sheriffmuir, Battle Of (1715); Victory; War; Dead, The; Historians


THE BATTLE OF TEL-EL-KEBIR, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ye sons of great britain, come join with me
Last Line: Arabi and his rebel army at kebir hill.
Subject(s): Heroism; Praise; Victory; War; Heroes; Heroines


THE BATTLE OF THE NILE, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas on the 18th of august in the year of 1798
Last Line: That thanksgiving should be returned to god for the victory complete.
Subject(s): Death; Guns; Nile (river); Sailing & Sailors; Victory; War; Dead, The


THE CAPTURE OF HAVANA, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas in the year 1762 that france and spain
Last Line: And the londoners applauded the british for the honours they had won.
Subject(s): Battleships; Fights; Great Britain - Foreign Relations; Havana, Cuba; Victory


THE CINDER PATH, by CHARLES HENRY CRANDALL    Poem Text            
First Line: The start - the strain - the springing!
Last Line: And make the race worth winning!
Subject(s): Roads; Victory; Paths; Trails


THE CROSS TRIUMPHANT, by HARRY HOWE BOGERT    Poem Text            
First Line: Bow the head! For through the door
Last Line: Th' holy cross is passing by.
Subject(s): Victory


THE DASHING WHITE SERGEANT, by JOHN BURGOYNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If I had a beau
Last Line: As a dashing white sergeant, I'd march away!
Subject(s): Amazons; Courage; Soldiers; Victory; War; Valor; Bravery


THE DEAD SOLDIER-POET, by ALBERT JOSEPH HEIL    Poem Text            
First Line: What cared this dreamer for a boundary line?
Last Line: The mind! The mind is lord of all that is!
Subject(s): Victory


THE FLAG, by ARTHUR WILLIAM SYMONS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I lay a tattered flag before your feet
Last Line: Choosing defeat: do with it as you will.
Subject(s): Victory


THE FOREIGN ADDRESS: WITH A YO, HO, HO, by EDWARD YOUNG (1683-1765)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O could I sing as you have fought
Last Line: How to battle, to conquest, to glory, we dart!
Subject(s): Battleships; Great Britain - Foreign Relations; Sailing & Sailors; Victory


THE GLEN OF ROSLIN, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hark! 'twas the trumpet rung!
Last Line: As opal pure each morn!
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Peace; Scotland; Scottish Translations; Victory; War


THE GLORIOUS TOUCHDOWN, by GEORGE ADE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When the crisp autumnal zephyrs whistle through the leafless trees
Last Line: By going into training — the result will be the same.
Subject(s): Athletes; Football; Sports; Track Athletics; Victory; Running Races; Pole Vaulting; Discus Throwing; Shot Putting; Running Hurdles


THE GLORY OF THE PAST, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: I dreamed of warriors bold
Last Line: In days of long ago.
Subject(s): Fights; Knights & Knighthood; Victory


THE GOFF; AN HEROI-COMICAL POEM: CANTO 3. VICTORY ON THE LAST GREEN, by THOMAS MATHISON    Poem Text            
First Line: To free the ball the chief now turns his mind
Last Line: The echoing shore resounds castalio's name.
Subject(s): Balls; Golf; Sports; Victory


THE GYMNASIAD, OR BOXING MATCH: BOOK 3, by PAUL WHITEHEAD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As when two monarchs of the brindled breed
Last Line: High soared applause on acclamation's wing.
Subject(s): Applause; Boxing & Boxers; Fights; Heroism; Victory; Heroes; Heroines


THE HARE AND THE TORTOISE, by GEORGE MURRAY (1830-1910)    Poem Text            
First Line: Once on a time a memorable race
Last Line: "the race is not gained—always—by the slow."
Subject(s): Animals; Rabbits; Turtles; Victory; Hares; Tortoises


THE MESSAGE OF VICTORY, by AUGUSTA DAVIES WEBSTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: News to the king, good news for all!'
Last Line: And the dying lie with the dead.
Alternate Author Name(s): Home, Cecil; Webster, Mrs. Julia Augusta
Variant Title(s): Song (4)
Subject(s): History; Victory; War; Historians


THE PARTING OF WAYS, by GEORGE WILLIAM RUSSELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The skies from black to pearly grey
Last Line: Sigh to us from the hearts of men.
Alternate Author Name(s): A. E.
Subject(s): Farewell; Love; Victory; Parting


THE PRICE OF VICTORY, by HENRY CHAPPELL    Poem Text            
First Line: Droop our proud flag half mast, then let it leap
Last Line: Smile in their last long sleep.
Subject(s): Victory


THE RIDER, by NAOMI SHIHAB NYE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A boy told me / if he roller-skated fast enough
Last Line: No matter how slowly they fell.
Subject(s): Bicycles; Solitude; Victory; Cycling; Loneliness


THE SAMURAI, by HERBERT KAUFMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Samurai, take thy blade!
Last Line: Honor to him who falls!
Subject(s): Fights; Military; Victory


THE SKAITH OF GUILLARDUN: 27, by CHARLES WHITWORTH WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Thus eliduc won honour of the king
Last Line: Who in her cause had won undying fame.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cayzer, Charles
Subject(s): Knights & Knighthood; Victory


THE STALKING OF THE SEA WOLVES, by CHARLES WEST THOMPSON    Poem Text            
First Line: They had come from out of the east
Last Line: "they'll never get home!"
Subject(s): Flags; Spain; Victory; War; Wolves


THE TRIUMPH OF WOMAN, by ROBERT SOUTHEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Glad as the weary traveller, tempest-tost
Last Line: And freed the nation best beloved of god.
Subject(s): Bible; Christianity; Sex Role; Victory; Women


THE TROPHY, by PHILIP AYRES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now, now, my heart's my own again
Last Line: The more he naked seems, the more he's arm'd.
Subject(s): Victory; Doubt; Skepticism


THE VICTORS, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The dead men to the living call
Last Line: With dreams to keep; with dreams to keep!
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Variant Title(s): The Unemployed
Subject(s): Death; Victory; War; Dead, The


THE WINGED VICTORY, by LORAINE S. BRADFORD    Poem Text            
First Line: Headless, the nike dominates the hall
Last Line: Her vital body's there to claim our trust!
Subject(s): Freedom; Strength; Victory; Liberty


THE WINGLESS VICTORY, by WILLIAM HERVEY ALLEN JR.    Poem Text            
First Line: Nike of samothrace
Last Line: Into stone.
Alternate Author Name(s): Allen, Hervey
Subject(s): Goddesses & Gods; Hope; Mythology; Victory; War; Optimism


TO A HAPPY WARRIOR, by WILFRID SCAWEN BLUNT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Glory to god who made a man like this!
Last Line: Who sleeps in paradise.
Subject(s): Heroism; Poetry & Poets; Victory; War; Wyndham, George. 3d Earl Of Egremont; Heroes; Heroines


TO A MAIDEN; WINNER IN THE THOUSAND-METER RACE, by HENRY DE MONTHERLANT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Let me look at you in silence, until I lower my head
Last Line: The old, virgin surprise of the savage beholding a maid.
Subject(s): Athletes; Health; Mothers; Sports; Victory


TO CHAMBERLAIN; 'OUR CHIEF OF MEN', by CHARLES WHITWORTH WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Thou warwick of our age! Whose puissant arm
Last Line: Thou standest forth the champion of our race.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cayzer, Charles
Subject(s): Chamberlain, Joseph (1836-1914); Victory; War


TO MARY WOLSTONECRAFT, by ROBERT SOUTHEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The lily cheek, the 'purple light of love'
Last Line: To offer, nor unworthy thy regard.
Subject(s): Godwin, Mary Wollenstonecraft (1759-79); Joan Of Arc (1412-1431); Poetry & Poets; Strength; Victory; Women's Rights; Wollenstone, Mary (1759-79); Feminism


TO THE MEN WHO LOSE, by GEORGE L. SCARBOROUGH    Poem Text            
First Line: Here's to the men who lose!
Last Line: "here's to the men who lose."
Subject(s): Victory


TO YOU WHO WENT, by ELIZABETH SEWELL HILL    Poem Text            
First Line: Out on the quest, o you who went
Last Line: So fine the quest, we who are sent!
Subject(s): Heroism; Soldiers; Victory; War; Heroes; Heroines


TRANSLATIONS OF PINDAR: 2. TO THERON OF AGRAGAS, VICTOR IN THE CHARIOT, by REGINALD HEBER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O song! Whose voice the harp obeys
Last Line: Go -- reckon up the sand! --
Subject(s): Chariot Racing; Goddesses & Gods; Mythology; Victory


TRANSLATIONS OF PINDAR: 5. TO THE SAME, by REGINALD HEBER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Accept of these olympian games the crown
Last Line: -- have those immortals more? --
Subject(s): Olympic Games; Victory


TRIUMPHUS; OR, THE VANQUISHMENT OF FATE, by WILLIAM STEWARD GORDON    Poem Text            
First Line: I sat upon the sad sea wall
Last Line: Then rise, o soul, and claim thy crown!
Subject(s): Fate; Victory; Destiny


VI ET ARMIS, by ANDREW DOWNING    Poem Text            
First Line: Tis an ancient roman proverb
Last Line: You can conquer if you will!
Subject(s): Courage; Life; Strength; Victory; Valor; Bravery


VICTORY, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: When heaven's crown of victory
Last Line: While loved ones still are near.
Subject(s): Victory


VICTORY, by JAMES HERVEY HYSLOP    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The clouds that gathered round the light of hope
Last Line: That god does little in the struggles of the race.
Subject(s): Hope; Life; Pain; Soul; Victory; Optimism; Suffering; Misery


VICTORY, by KARL E. MUNDT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A morning sunrise on a western plain!
Last Line: The world now teems with opportunity.
Subject(s): Courage; Victory; Valor; Bravery


VICTORY, by ELISABETH MURAWSKI               
First Line: You find peace here, beside the mass of black stone
Last Line: Here, floating out from their names
Subject(s): Victory


VICTORY, by ALFRED NOYES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Before those golden altar-lights we stood
Last Line: There's but one way. God make us better men.
Subject(s): Crosses; Death; Fame; France; Love; Victory; Dead, The; Reputation


VICTORY AND FAILURE, by ALAN MACKINTOSH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not for the day of victory
Last Line: To die along with you!
Alternate Author Name(s): Mackintosh, Ewart Alan
Subject(s): Brotherhood; Death; Failure; Honor; Soldiers; Victory; War; World War I; Dead, The; First World War


VICTORY MUST BE A SUMPREMELY GLORIOUS EXPERIENCE SAID A WOMAN TO THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON, by ANNE CARSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: 2:22 am too hot to sleep
Last Line: A defeat he replied
Subject(s): War; Hate; Fear; Defeat; Victory; Wellington, Duke Of


VICTORY STUFF, by ROBERT WILLIAM SERVICE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What d'ye think, lad, what d'ye think
Last Line: Me that's wheeled in a chair.
Subject(s): Loss; Paris, France; Physical Disabilities; Survival; Victory; War; Handicapped; Handicaps; Physically Challenged; Cripples


VICTORY WITHOUT PEACE, by CLEMENT WOOD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The slaughter-bugles screamed once more
Last Line: Which leaves no peace on earth—but death.
Subject(s): Death; Peace; Victory; War; Dead, The


VICTRIX, by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How was it then with england?
Last Line: And all is well with england.
Subject(s): England; Patriotism; Victory; War; English


WAR (ON THE GERMAN INVASION OF BELGIUM), by EDWARD BLISS REED    Poem Text            
First Line: They who take the sword
Last Line: With the sword they shall be slain.
Subject(s): Fights; Swords; Victory; World War I - Belgium


WILD WEATHER, by KATHARINE LEE BATES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A great wind sweeps
Last Line: His quiet hand will lead the sunshine in.
Subject(s): Holidays; Veterans Day; Victory; War


YOUR TREASURE, by LOUISA SARAH BEVINGTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Long years - you say - you had a quest
Last Line: Your holy, high love victory.
Alternate Author Name(s): Leigh, Arbor; Guggenberger, Mrs. Ignatz; Bevington, L. S.
Subject(s): Wandering & Wanderers; Grief; Victory; Gime; Wanderlust; Vagabonds; Tramps; Hoboes; Sorrow; Sadness