The question of questions! 'The land and water question' in Victoria

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Pagina 66 - When Britain first, at Heaven's command, Arose from out the azure main ; This was the charter of the land, And guardian angels sung this strain : " Rule, Britannia, rule the waves; Britons never will be slaves!
Pagina 69 - Thy choicest gifts in store. On her be pleased to pour, Long may she reign. May she defend our laws, And ever give us cause, With heart and voice to sing, God save the Oucen.
Pagina 71 - ... itself, should seek to know what they do ; and how they do especially look themselves in an unflattering glass of reason, if they be inclinable unto it. For poesy must not be drawn by the ears, it must be gently led, or rather it must lead ; which was partly the cause that made the ancient learned...
Pagina 71 - Walled about with disrespect. From all these, and this dull air, A fit object for despair, She hath taught me by her might To draw comfort and delight. Therefore, thou best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this.
Pagina 68 - I. God save our Gracious Queen ! Long live our Noble Queen ! God save our Queen ; Send her victorious, Happy and glorious, Long to reign over us ; God save the Queen.
Pagina 63 - In bush attire, let each aspire, By noble emulation, To gain a digger's chief desire, Gold, by wise regulation. With spades and picks, we work like bricks, And dig in gold formation ; And stir our cradles with short sticks, To break conglomeration. This golden trade doth not degrade The man of information, Who shovels nuggets with the spade Of beauteous conformation. What mother can her infant stock View with more satisfaction, Than we our golden cradles rock, Which most love to distraction ? Let...
Pagina 6 - Whoever makes two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before, deserves better of mankind, and does more essential service to his country than the whole race of politicians put together.
Pagina 69 - O Lord, her Consort bless, Grant him in happiness With her to reign ! In virtues great and strong, May ALBERT'S name be long The theme of Britain's song, God save the Queen ! Oh ! whilst the nation hails Our true-born PRINCE OF WALES, May it be seen, On Brunswick's royal line, That still thy light divine ' Its radiance sheds benign, God save the Queen...
Pagina 69 - O Lord, her Consort bless, Grant him in happiness, With her to reign ' In virtues great and strong, May ALBERT'S name be long, The theme of Britain's song, God save the Queen ! Oh ! whilst the nation hails, Our true-born prince of Wales, May it be seen, On Brunswick's royal line, That still thy light divine, Its radiance sheds benign, God save the Queen ! AWAY, AWAY, TO THE MOUNTAIN'S BROW.
Pagina 20 - That an Address be presented to his Excellency the Governor, praying him to...

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