George Pope Morris

(1802-1864 / USA)

Poems of George Pope Morris

1. A Hero Of The Revolution. 10/6/2010
2. A Leap For Life 10/6/2010
3. A Legend Of The Mohawk. 10/6/2010
4. A Parody. 10/6/2010
5. A Wall-Street Lyric. 10/6/2010
6. Address For The Benefit Of Henry Placide. 10/6/2010
7. Address For The Benefit Of James Sheridan Knowles. 10/6/2010
8. Address For The Benefit Of William Dunlap. 10/6/2010
9. Au Revoir. 10/6/2010
10. Bessy Bell. 10/6/2010
11. Boat-Song. 10/6/2010
12. Champions Of Liberty. 10/6/2010
13. Come To Me In Cherry-time. 10/6/2010
14. Deliver Us From Evil. 10/6/2010
15. Epitaph. 10/6/2010
16. Fare The Well, Love. 10/6/2010
17. Fragment Of An Indian Poem. 10/6/2010
18. Funeral Hymn. 10/6/2010
19. Grounds For Divorce. 10/6/2010
20. I Love The Night. 10/6/2010

A Leap For Life

OLD Ironsides at anchor lay,
In the harbor of Mahon;
A dead calm rested on the bay -
The waves to sleep had gone;
When little Jack, the captain's son,
With gallant hardihood,
Climbed shroud and spar - and then upon
The main-truck rose and stood!

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