Friday, April 2, 2010

Breathes There The Man... From The Lay Of The Last Minstrel Comments

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Breathes there the man, with soul so dead,
Who never to himself hath said,
'This is my own, my native land!'


Sir Walter Scott
Rose Karkoski 21 February 2019
This poem epitomizes the heart of patriotism. Back in the '40's - -the time when I was in school- - we memorized this and it has stayed with me over the years. Our lives were enriched by these words- - -and pride in our country was at its zenith. It is as meaningful today as it was then. Maybe even more so.
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Samuel 07 February 2018
A portion of this poem is quoted in the film Groundhog Day
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Abdiel 26 March 2019
That scene introduced me to the poem. I'm so thankful they included it.
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