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" Toll for the brave ! Brave Kempenfelt is gone ; His last sea-fight is fought, His work of glory done. It was not in the battle ; No tempest gave the shock ; She sprang no fatal leak ; She ran upon no rock. "
Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads - Page 216
1819
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Poems, by William Cowper, Esq: Together with His Posthumous Poetry ..., Volume 3

William Cowper - 1841
...made the vessel heel, And laid her on her side. A land breeze shook the shrouds, And she was overset ; Down went the Royal George, With all her crew complete....fatal leak ; She ran upon no rock. His sword was in his sheath ; His fingers held the pen, When Kempenfelt went down, With twice four hundred men. Weigh...
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Poems. With a Biographical and Critical Introduction by the Rev ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1841
...made the vessel heel, And laid her on her side. A land breeze shook the shrouds, And she was overset ; Down went the Royal George, With all her crew complete....tempest gave the shock ; She sprang no fatal leak ; His sword was in its sheath ; His fingers held the pen, When Kempenfelt went down With twice four...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1876
...recovered. The reader, probably, remembers Cowper's touching lines on this melancholy occurrence — " It was not in the battle ; No tempest gave the shock;...She sprang no fatal leak ; She ran upon no rock. His aword was in its sheath ; His fingers held the pen ; When Kempenfelt went down With twice four hundred...
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The old sea captain [by G. Mogridge].

George Mogridge - 1842
...made the vessel heel, And laid her on her side. A land breeze shook the shrouds, And she was overset ; Down went the Royal George, With all her crew complete....for the brave ! Brave Kempenfelt is gone ; His last sea fight is fought, His work of glory done. It was not in the battle, No tempest gave the shock ;...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 3

William Cowper - English poetry - 1843
...made the vessel heel, And laid her on her side. A land breeze shook the shrouds, And she was overset ; Down went the Royal George, With all her crew complete....tempest gave the shock ; She sprang no fatal leak ; His sword was in its sheath ; His fingers held the pen, When Kempenfelt went down With twice four...
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Thirty Years from Home; Or A Voice from the Main Deck: Being the Experience ...

Samuel Leech - Adventure and adventurers - 1843 - 305 pages
...made the vessel heel, And laid her on her side. A land breeze shook the shrouds, And she was overset ; Down went the Royal George, With all her crew complete. Toll for the brave — Brave Kempenfeldt is gone, I7is last sea fight is fought — His work of glory done. It was not in the battle...
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...the vessel heel, And laid her on her side. " A land breeze shook the shrouds, And she was overset; Down went the Royal George With all her crew complete. " Toll for the brave! Brave Kempenfeldt is gone; His last sea fight is fought, His work of glory done. " It was not in the battle...
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Thirty Years from Home, Or A Voice from the Main Deck: Being the Experience ...

Samuel Leech - Adventure and adventurers - 1844 - 305 pages
...made the vessel heel, And laid her on her side. A land breeze shook the shrouds, And she was overset; Down went the Royal George, With all her crew complete. Toll for the braveBrave Kempenfeldt is gone, Fis last sea fight is fought— His work of glory done. It was not...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq., with a New Memoir: Compiled from Johnson ...

William Cowper - 1846 - 284 pages
...the vessel heel, And laid her on her side. A land breeze shook the shrouds, And she was overset ; 247 Down went the Royal George, With all her crew complete....fatal leak ; She ran upon no rock. His sword was in his sheath ; His fingers held the pen, When Kempenfelt went down. With twice four hundred men. Weigh...
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Early days; or, The Wesleyan scholar's guide, Volumes 14-15

1859
...land, surrounded by a fleet of ships, all aggravated the terrible disaster. As the poet has it— ' It was not in the battle ; No tempest gave the shock...She sprang no fatal leak ; She ran upon no rock.' " " Awful," said Harry, shuddering ; " and to have . owing to the pride of that foolish Lieutenant....
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