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" Nelson and the North Sing the glorious day's renown, When to battle fierce came forth All the might of Denmark's crown, And her arms along the deep proudly shone; By each gun the lighted brand In a bold determined hand, And the Prince of all the land... "
British melodies, extracts from the modern poets [signed J.H.R.]. - Page 96
by British melodies - 1820
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The Port Folio, Volume 2

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...than the following very short and simple description of the British fleet bearing up to close action. As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep...death ; And the boldest held his breath, For a time . The description of the battle itself (though it begins with a tremendous line) is in the same spirit...
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Gertrude of Wyoming: A Pennsylvanian Tale. And Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - Wyoming Massacre, 1778 - 1809 - 134 pages
...brand, In a bold determined hand, And the Prince of all the land Led them on. — ii. Like leviathans afloat, Lay their bulwarks on the brine; While the...death ; And the boldest held his breath, For a time. — in. But the might of England flush'd To anticipate the scene ; And her van the fleeter rush'd O'er...
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Gertrude of Wyoming, and Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - 1810 - 252 pages
...lighted brand, In a bold detennin'd hand, And the Prince of all the land Led them on.— IL leviathans afloat, Lay their bulwarks on the brine; While the...; And the boldest held his breath, For a time.— III. But the might of England flush'd To anticipate the scene; And her van the fleetef rush'd O'er...
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Poems in Two Volumes: Containing Gertrude of Wyoming and ..., Volumes 1-2

Thomas Campbell - Wyoming Valley (Pa.) - 1810
...brand, In a bold determined hand, And the Prince of all the land Led them on.— IL Like leviathans afloat, Lay their bulwarks on the brine ; While the...death ; And the boldest held his breath, For a time. — III. But the might of England flush'd To anticipate the scene ; And her van the fleeter rush'd...
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Poems, from the Danish. Selected and Illustrated with Historical Notes

Andreas Andersen Feldborg - Danish poetry - 1815 - 174 pages
...ships in all the sublimity and terror, of which the poet has given so impressive a description. " At they drifted on their path, There was silence deep...death ; And the boldest held his breath For a time V , . The battle commenced at five minutes after ten, when the Provesteen opened her fire on the Edgar....
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Poems : from the Danish

Andreas Andersen Feldborg - Danish poetry - 1816 - 148 pages
...British ships in all the sublimity and terror, of which the poet baa given so impressive a description. * As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep as death; And i he boldest held his breath For a time."* The battle commenced at five minutes after leu, when the...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 27

England - 1830
...men and true ;" and of them, with lamentably few exceptions, it may be said, " As he drilled on his path, There was silence deep as death, And the boldest held his breath For a time." We have dwelt energetically on this passage in the Life of Byron, because for a long time it was thought...
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The privateer

Privateer - 1821
...when All others proved untrue, I hoped to find a friend in him, And he forsook me too. CHAPTER III. AH they drifted on their path, There was silence deep...death, And the boldest held his breath For a time— Bat the might of England flushed To anticipate the scene, And fleeter rushed O'er the deadly space...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell: With Life

Thomas Campbell - 1821 - 363 pages
...the land un.— n. Like levialhans afloat, Lay their hulwarks on the hrine i While the sign of hattle flew On the lofty British line: It was ten of April morn hy the chime: As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep as death \ And the holdest held...
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Beauties of the Modern Poets: In Selections from the Works of Byron, Moore ...

English poetry - 1826 - 392 pages
...brand, In a bold determin'd hand, And the Prince of all the land Led them on.— / like Leviathans afloat, Lay their bulwarks on the brine; While the...death; And the boldest held his breath, For a time. Bat the might of England flush'd To anticipate the scene; And her van the fleeter rush'd O'er the deadly...
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