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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... "
English verse for repetition, with notes by W.B. Stanford - Page 19
de William Bedell Stanford - 1873 - 104 pages
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Reading for Profit

Montgomery Belgion - 1950 - 312 pages
...to produce an imitation of Pope's heroic couplet, it is equally easy to imitate Cowper's "time" in: Toll for the Brave! The brave that are no more! All...sunk beneath the wave Fast by their native shore! Nevertheless, "mechanic" is seldom the word that rises to our lips as we read anything of Cowper's....
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1172 pages
...of thoughts that made it ache, And force me to a smile. (1. 33—36) On the Loss of the Royal George what remains behind; (1. 177-180) 85 In the faith...looks through death, In years that bring the philo (1. 1—4) EBEV; FaPoR; FiP; GN; GTBS; GTBS-P; NOBE; TrGrPo On the Receipt of My Mother's Picture out...
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Mainsail to the Wind: A Book of Sailing Quotations

William Galvani - 1999 - 236 pages
...them — Ding-dong, bell. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE from The Tempest, 1611. Ariel's Song, act I, scene II. Toll for the brave The brave that are no more! All sunk beneath the wave Fast by their native shore. WILLIAM COWPER from the poem 'Loss of the Royal George'. The Royal George, a ship of 100 guns, capsized...
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The Voyage Out

Virginia Woolf - 2001 - 500 pages
...Brave': the first line of Cowper's 'The Loss of the Royal George'. The whole stanza goes like this: Toll for the brave! The brave that are no more! All...sunk beneath the wave Fast by their native shore. See also note top. 35. 312 Whoever you are ... all will be useless: a misquotation from Walt Whitman...
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Neutral Buoyancy: Adventures in a Liquid World

Tim Ecott - 2002 - 380 pages
...ship's loss was immortalized in art and literature of the time, as well as in a poem by William Cowper: Toll for the brave — The brave! That are no more;...sunk beneath the wave. Fast by their native shore. A land-breeze shook the shrouds, And she was overset; Down went the Royal George, With all her crew...
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Sailing's Strangest Moments: Extraordinary But True Stories From Over Nine ...

John Harding - 2007 - 276 pages
...whole sorry affair was later immortalised in a poem by William Cowper, the first lines of which are, Toll for the brave The brave! that are no more; All...sunk beneath the wave, Fast by their native shore. 7 PUT A MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE WORLDWIDE, 1784-1999 Messages placed in bottles have been known to float...
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Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves

Adam Hochschild - 2006 - 500 pages
...were held, and mourners erected stones and monuments, one in Westminster Abbey. The poet Cowper wrote: Toll for the brave — The brave! That are no more:...sunk beneath the wave, Fast by their native shore. But at the bottom of Portsmouth harbor it was not all men. Among the drowned were some four hundred...
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