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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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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - Edinburgh review (1802) - 1846 - 762 pages
...the unfortunate loss of the Royal George, of which the following stanzas may serve as a specimen. " Toll for the brave ! Brave Kempenfelt is gone ; His last seafight is foiigm ; His work ot glory dune. " It was not in the battle ; No tempest gave the shock ; She sprang...
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Tales of adventure by sea and land [ed. by W.D.].

Tales - 1847
...the vessel heel , And laid her on her side. " A land-beeze shook the shrouds, And she was overset ; Down went the Royal George, With all her crew complete....upon no rock. " His sword was in its sheath ; His lingers held the pen When Kempenfelt went down, With twice four hundred men. " Weigh the vessel up,...
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Summer excursions in ... Kent, along the banks of the rivers Thames and Medway

Kent (England) - 1847 - 306 pages
...Kempenfeldt, known best by his misfortune, sung by Cowper— "Toll, toll, for the braveBrave Kempenfeldt is gone . His last sea-fight is fought ; His work of glory done. His sword was in i's sheath, His fingers held the pen, Wtien Kempenfeldt went down, With twice four...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1887
...cun be spared. Take at random a couple of stanzas from the ' Loss of the Royal George': — It as not in the battle, No tempest gave the shock, She sprang no fatal leak, She rau upon no rock. His sword was in its sheath, His fingers held the pen, When Kempenfelt went down...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper ...: Including the Copyright ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1849 - 672 pages
...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 Kcmpenfelt is gone ; His last sea-fight is fought ; His work of glory done. It was not in the battle...
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Oceanus, Or, A Peaceful Progress O'er the Unpathed Sea

Frances Osborne - Geography - 1850 - 307 pages
...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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Five Months Abroad, Or, Letters from the Ocean and the Land: Written During ...

Asa McFarland - Electronic book - 1851 - 183 pages
...plunge, and went to the bottom ! " Toll for the brave— Brave Kempenfelt is gone ; His last sea fight is fought, His work of glory done. " It was not in...upon no rock. " His sword was in its sheath — His finger held the pen, When Kempenfelt went down, And twice four hundred men." Spithead is the anchorage...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life, Letters, and Poems. Now First ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1851 - 749 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 Kempenfelt is gone j His last sea-fight is fought ; His work ot glory done. It was not m the battle ; No tempest gave...
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The Book of English Songs: From the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century

Charles Mackay - Ballads, English - 1851 - 312 pages
...And laid her on her side. A land breeze shook the shrouds, And she was overset ; Down went the Eoyal George With all her crew complete. 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 tho shock...
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Tales of the sea and land

Frances Osborne - 1851 - 307 pages
...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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