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Famous Albemarle Poems by Famous Poets

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by Brackenridge, Hugh Henry
Of Carolina, Georgia, and the plains 
Stretch'd out from thence far to the burning Line, 
St Johns or Clarendon or Albemarle. 
And thou Patowmack navigable stream, 
Rolling thy waters thro' Virginia's groves, 
Shall vie with Thames, the Tiber or the Rhine, 
For on thy banks I see an hundred towns 
And the tall vessels wafted down thy tide. 
Hoarse Niagara's stream now roaring on 
Thro' woods and rocks and broken mountains torn, 
In days remote far from their anti...Read more of this...

by Marvell, Andrew so steeled 
Trooped on to muster in the Tothill Field: 
Not the first cock-horse that with cork were shod 
To rescue Albemarle from the sea-cod, 
Nor the late feather-men, whom Tomkins fierce 
Shall with one breath, like thistledown disperse. 
All the two Coventrys their generals chose 
For one had much, the other nought to lose; 
Nor better choice all accidents could hit, 
While Hector Harry steers by Will the Wit. 
They both accept the charge with merry glee, 
To...Read more of this...

by McGonagall, William Topaz
...ritish Army resolved to operate on land,
And the appearance of the British troops were really grand;
And by the Earl of Albemarle the British troops were commanded,
All eager for to fight as soon as they were landed. 

Arduous and trying was the work the British had to do,
Yet with a hearty goodwill they to it flew;
While the tropical sun on them blazed down,
But the poor soldiers wrought hard and didn't frown. 

The bombardment was opened on the 30th of June,
And fro...Read more of this...

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