British War Poetry in the Age of Romanticism 1793-1815

An electronic edition of Bennett's collection of 350 poems highlighting the complex attitudes to the wars of the period. Includes Bennett's original introduction & a new bibliography of poems not included in the original edition.

1812.8 - "THE FLIGHT OF BONAPARTE FROM THE BATTLE OF KRASNOI: or THE THREE 'OFFS'"

September, 2004

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1812.8
THE FLIGHT OF BONAPARTE FROM THE BATTLE OF KRASNOI:
or
THE THREE "OFFS"

“P.”
The Morning Chronicle (December 22, 1812)

"Brave KUTUS-off, and PLAT-off[1] too,
    Are names quite free from scoff, Sir;
But of the third, pray what think you
    Now BONAPARTE'S off, Sir?"

W-b-n.

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1812.2 - "Lines Written on Reading in the Edinburgh Review Some Remarks on the Continuation of the Slave Trade by Spain and Portugal"

September, 2004

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1812.2
Lines
Written on Reading in the Edinburgh Review Some Remarks on the Continuation of the Slave Trade by Spain and Portugal

“M. F.”
The Morning Chronicle (September 14, 1812)

Best of Allies! Britannia tries
    To rescue, by her aid,
A land from foes and public woes,
    Where slavery's a trade.

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