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British War Poetry in the Age of Romanticism 1793-1815, by Betty T. Bennet, Edited by Orianne Smith

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Nelson and Buonaparte
The Gentleman's Magazine, LXXV (November 1805), p. 1047
The Hull Packet (November 19, 1805)

"Ships, Commerce, Colonies," the ATHEIST fire!
Expressive hope of impotent desire.
"Conquest or Westminster!" Lord Nelson cries,
And, both obtaining, THANKS HIS GOD, and dies!

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September 2004