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.

1811.7 - "The Dying Patriot"

September, 2004

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1811.7
The Dying Patriot
“W. C**E.”
The Poetical Magazine, IV (1811), p. 207

Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori. HOR.[1]

When, rous'd into arms at the voice of the State,
    His sword the bold Patriot draws,
How bright is the lustre that shines on his fate,
    If destin'd to sink in her cause!

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1811.1 - "Ships, Colonies, and Commerce"

September, 2004

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1811.1
Ships, Colonies, and Commerce[1]
“J. L.”
The European Magazine, LIX (March, 1811), pp. 215-216

Written, and sung, in Commemoration of the Opening of the East Country Dock, Rotherhithe, at a Dinner given on the Occasion by the Proprietors, at the City of London Tavern, on the 21st of March, 1811.

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1810.8 - "On MURAT'S Summons to Sir J. Stuart to surrender SICILY, in order to spare the Effusion of Blood."

September, 2004

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1810.8
On MURAT'S Summons to Sir J. STUART to surrender
SICILY, in order to spare the Effusion of Blood.

“G. C.”
The Gentleman's Magazine, LXXX (October, 1810), p. 646

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