Ebenezer Elliott

[Corn Law rhymer] (17 March 1781 – 1 December 1849 / Yorkshire / England)

Ebenezer Elliott Quotes

Battle Song

DAY, like our souls, is fiercely dark;
   What then? 'Tis day!
We sleep no more; the cock crows--hark!
   To arms! away!
They come! they come! the knell is rung
   Of us or them;
Wide o'er their march the pomp is flung
   Of gold and gem.
What collar'd hound of lawless sway,

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