In this category:

    FLEURSDUMAL POETRY LIBRARY - classic, modern, experimental & visual & sound poetry, poetry in translation, city poets, poetry archive, pre-raphaelites, editor's choice, etc.
    POETRY ARCHIVE
    Archive G-H
    FLEURSDUMAL POETRY LIBRARY - classic, modern, experimental & visual & sound poetry, poetry in translation, city poets, poetry archive, pre-raphaelites, editor's choice, etc.
    CLASSIC POETRY
    Hunt, Leigh

New on FdM

  1. Tori Telfer: Lady Killers. Deadly Women Throughout History
  2. Gladys Cromwell: The Poet
  3. Patti Smith: The New Jerusalem – Bilingual edition – Nexus Library
  4. Ton van Reen: Het diepste blauw (058). Een roman als feuilleton
  5. Kunstenfestival Watou 2018 van 30 juni t/m 2 september
  6. Lord Byron: When we two parted
  7. Ton van Reen: Het diepste blauw (057). Een roman als feuilleton
  8. Guillaume Apollinaire: La Dame
  9. Gertrud Kolmar: Der Engel im Walde
  10. Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Or see the index

All categories

  1. CINEMA, RADIO & TV (77)
  2. DANCE (45)
  3. DICTIONARY OF IDEAS (144)
  4. EXHIBITION – art, art history, photos, paintings, drawings, sculpture, ready-mades, video, performing arts, collages, gallery, etc. (1,235)
  5. FICTION & NON-FICTION – books, booklovers, lit. history, biography, essays, translations, short stories, columns, literature: celtic, beat, travesty, war, dada & de stijl, drugs, dead poets (2,265)
  6. FLEURSDUMAL POETRY LIBRARY – classic, modern, experimental & visual & sound poetry, poetry in translation, city poets, poetry archive, pre-raphaelites, editor's choice, etc. (3,458)
  7. LITERARY NEWS & EVENTS – art & literature news, in memoriam, festivals, city-poets, writers in Residence (1,183)
  8. MONTAIGNE (86)
  9. MUSEUM OF LOST CONCEPTS – invisible poetry, conceptual writing, spurensicherung (41)
  10. MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY – department of ravens & crows, birds of prey, riding a zebra (75)
  11. MUSEUM OF PUBLIC PROTEST- photos, texts, videos, street poetry, 1968 (70)
  12. MUSIC (140)
  13. PRESS & PUBLISHING (57)
  14. REPRESSION OF WRITERS, JOURNALISTS & ARTISTS (72)
  15. STORY ARCHIVE – olv van de veestraat, reading room, tales for fellow citizens (16)
  16. STREET POETRY (21)
  17. THEATRE (138)
  18. TOMBEAU DE LA JEUNESSE – early death: writers, poets & artists who died young (219)
  19. ULTIMATE LIBRARY – danse macabre, ex libris, grimm & co, fairy tales, art of reading, tales of mystery & imagination, sherlock holmes theatre, erotic poetry, ideal women (132)
  20. WAR & PEACE (41)
  21. · (2)

Or see the index



  1. Subscribe to new material: RSS

LEIGH HUNT: BELLMAN’S VERSES FOR 1814

huntLEIGH012

Leigh Hunt
(1784 – 1859)

Bellman’s Verses For 1814

Huzza, my boys! our friends the Dutch have risen,
Our good old friends, and burst the Tyrant’s prison!
Aye, and have done it without bloodshed too,
Like men, to sense as well as freedom true.
The moment, I’ll be sworn, that Ocean heard it,
With a new dance of waters it bestirr’d it;
And Trade, reviving from her trance of death,
Took a new lease of sunshine and of breath.
Let’s aid them, my fine fellows, all we can:—
Where’s finer business for an Englishman—
Who knows what ’tis to eat his own good bread,
And see his table-cloth securely spread—
Than helping to set free a neighbour’s oven?
Huzza! The Dutch for ever! Orange Boven!

Leigh Hunt poetry
fleursdumal.nl magazine

More in: Archive G-H, Hunt, Leigh

Previous and Next Entry

« | »

Thank you for reading FLEURSDUMAL.NL - magazine for art & literature