WHILE tyrants sit enthron'd in state,
With trophies at their feet,
See! Round yon rock the bellowing waves
In quick succession spread!
Their dashing spray the summit laves;
While Anna , wretched maid!
O! DAMON ! how much thou art chang'd--
How cold that false bosom of thine;
Since late, on Dee's banks as we rang'd,
DEAR partner of my soul, adieu!
I go! and see, the ship's in view--
The streamers flutt'ring play,
The hardy crew unbend each sail,
Christian Milne (Born 15 May 1773) was a Scottish poetess of the Romantic Era.
Born in Inverness on 15 May 1773. Her parents were poor but the little schooling she had, she used to good account. She began rhyming before her teens and was sent into service at the age of fourteen in Aberdeen. Shortly after her marriage to a shipcarpenter, her poet ...