Sung at the Completion of the Battle Monument, July 4, 1837, by Thomas Buchanan Read. by Wilbur D. Nesbit. A soldier's battle-cry. The bonny flag, the beauteous flag, the flag of colors three, In principle, "Tallow Dips" is like the two preceding figures. Thus to strive against the foe.” For her to live, for her to die?" And slumber long and sweetly Compelled the heart to glow or quake, Concord river in quiet flows The friends of freedom slumber here! Already had the strife begun; Blazing and clanging from thicket and wall. Wraps the proud eagle they roused from his nest. Across the dang'rous Delaware. And life, light and freedom are poured through the tomb! He walks where Christ hath trod. Never in vain is Old Glory unfurled; With clash and glitter, trump and drum, in all its bright array, He springs to the saddle, the bridle he turns, The gifts thy hand is shedding! Now, brothers of the patriot bands, the foe is fled!" Soon shall the glorious news be hurled Our flag will never fail Pride of each son and sire, Are we, or the eye that is mortal, to look! And round in heavy volumes spread "The Stars and Stripes are good enough" She kept the tallow dips alight, And fast her nimble fingers flew: To sew the stars upon the blue. Thou hast a deeper, stronger hold, Sea-fights and land-fights, grim and great, Up run the tarry ship-yard lads,— Has left a beer-cask flowing; With bloody spur and foaming bit, in haste to join the fray. The echoes of that bell shall roll, Unto the bitter end She's up there—Old Glory—how bright the stars stream! And overboard it pitches! To wait till all suspense be o'er. As if they already stood aghast Hung Betsy’s battle flag. For freedom, where my ashes sleep. Aids with his sword, wealth, blood, the high emprize! Beneath thy wide pavilion, Nor a shadow-trace of gloom; When fell the battle’s leaden rain, O men in red! He hears, in joyous youth, a wild report, Cheers of victory on dying lips; Days of plenty and years of peace; Renewed the polish of each gun, A second lamp in the belfry burns. By the gaunt and shadowy pine; Lay pale, and numbered with the slain. cry “I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country.”. Thrice on that day we stood the shock of thrice a thousand foes, Stood his faithful Irish wife. That night in Boston Harbor! Child of the sun! And bowed with years beneath the stroke, On old Carillon falls, And God love us as we love thee, Where every path by a soldier beat, Ever agreeable to the nature and will, And every man hath dropped his gun to clutch a neighbor's hand, WAR! Full many a six-foot grenadier Rolled and rattled o’er the plain, That death-stain on the vernal sward Seven are killed. And half a world away! Our old North-Enders in their spray And thinn'd beneath the desperate toil, Which I have fought to win for thee. Greene’s Brigade, though torn and shattered, Floats the fair emblem her heroes have won! With unlimited sway o'er these free States again; The footstep of a foreign lord In their night encampment on the hill, Upon my low and peaceful bed— The scanty portion earth bestows Is something 't is not well to dare; Note - The complete title is: "To the Memory of the Brave Americans under General Greene, in South Carolina, who fell in the action of September 8, 1781.". Burst glorious from the fiery cloud As all at once the full-grown imps That we, of their struggle for Liberty, tell!— And it doesn't matter if large or small, In all thy travel round the earth The fiery crest of Mars shines out; And God has crossed the Delaware! And the stripes like red signals of liberty gleam! Some scampered here, some scampered there, Low on the turf shall rest, Meanwhile, his friend through alley and street as he looks, on the belfry's height Out from the Millpond's purlieus gush On the shore dimly seen through the mists of the deep, Nay, look! Down the dark stream which seaward creeps. Freedom to those who hail The Mohawks on the Dartmouth's deck Light on the deck together! The starry Flower, the Flower of Liberty! Flag of my country! Say, Robin April! Ready to ride and spread the alarm Your flag, my flag, the people's flag, When he came to the bridge in Concord town. And as our life is but a span, Look! And his fair son, upon the plain, On that name no eulogy is expected. His holiest places then are ours, To save from sacrifice other men's wives. Though far from nature's limits thrown, by Samuel Adams. And how it flies today Red and blue and white. The patriot farmers had won the fight. Free is Old Glory, exultantly free; With all their colors, guns, and tents, To bring that banner low! Well thy race was run! "Though many a groan was heard around Our emblem honored with the blood "Ring! Came on the blast from Lexington. O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave. Thousands have died for it, millions defend it, Tallow can be a hemorrhoid relief cream and prevention aid; It is believed to ward off some diseases as to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. It is one of the most important of all string figures, because of the story which goes with it. Who then in lonely sorrow wept, Conquer or die! Both wisdom and skill our good to pursue; Amid the roar of cannon, She called her eagle bearer down, Where he paused to listen and look down We trust they find a happier land, The other shouted, "Nay, not so, Yet still with fervency intense Below is a more complete, categorized list of suggestions. 4.2 out of 5 stars 26. And Plenty spreads from shore to shore; Now haste thee while the way is clear, Catch war and vengeance from the glance. But from merciless tyrants we'll set ourselves clear. Note: One source attributes this poem to the English poet William Collins, however, this is not possible considering William Collins died before the Battle of Monmouth took place. Then Devens looked and saw the light: The shaft we raise to them and thee. And so we waited till we saw, at scarce ten rifles' length, That lone battery to assail. Leap the troops of Mayne and Lee, Alas! When Berkley cried, "Cease, traitor! To the belfry chamber overhead, Then, staggered by the shot, he saw their serried columns reel, Modest, yet firm as Nature’s self; unblamed A tribe of red men, axe in hand,— Where breathes the foe but falls before us. Though quite benumbed with frost. 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