Sir Henry Newbolt

(1862 - 1938 / Bilston / England)

The Fighting Téméraire - Poem by Sir Henry Newbolt

It was eight bells ringing,
For the morning watch was done,
And the gunner's lads were singing
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Comments about The Fighting Téméraire by Sir Henry Newbolt

  • (1/23/2019 3:22:00 AM)

    I think it’s cool about a story that has fighting on it (Report) Reply

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  • (11/19/2018 12:30:00 AM)

    spirit of a child spirit (Report) Reply

  • Roy Ballard (11/25/2016 5:56:00 AM)

    England's favourite painting is Turner's, of HMS Temeraire under tow to be broken up.
    The last stanza of this poem captures the spirit underlying the painting as clearly as Turner's brush did.
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