Ode for His Majesty’s Birth Day, 1816 [poem by Michael Massey Robinson, 8 June 1816]

[Editor: A poem by Michael Massey Robinson, published in The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, 8 June 1816.] Ode For His Majesty’s Birth Day, 1816. By Mr. Michael Robinson. ON the tall Cliffs that guard that Isle Where Freedom shed her earliest Smile, As calmly swell’d the silver Flood, BRITANNIA’s Guardian Genius stood; […]

Ode for the Queen’s Birth-Day, 1815 [poem by Michael Massey Robinson, 21 January 1815]

[Editor: A poem by Michael Massey Robinson, published in The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, 21 January 1815.] Ode For The Queen’s Birth-Day, 1815. By Mr. M. Robinson. MONARCHS, to whom approving Heav’n The Sceptre’s sacred Charge has giv’n, Whose regal Glory’s brightest Rays Concentrate in their People’s Praise; From them descends the […]

Ode for the Queen’s Birth-Day, 1814 [poem by Michael Massey Robinson, 22 January 1814]

[Editor: A poem by Michael Massey Robinson, published in The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, 22 January 1814.] Ode For The Queen’s Birth-Day, 1814. By Mr. M. Robinson. IN Early GREECE, when War no more, With Aspect wild, deform’d her Shore; Nor longer on the tented Plain Swell’d the shrill Clangor’s martial Strain, […]

Ode for His Majesty’s Birth-Day, 1812 [poem by Michael Massey Robinson, 6 June 1812]

[Editor: A poem by Michael Massey Robinson, published in The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, 6 June 1812.] Ode for His Majesty’s Birth-Day, 1812. By Michael Robinson, Esq. WAKE the Lyre to Themes of GLORY, Such as BARDS, in Classic Story, Whilom sung on Isis’ Side — Learning and the Muses’ Pride! Strike […]

Ode for the Queen’s Birth Day, 1811 [poem by Michael Massey Robinson, 19 January 1811]

[Editor: A poem by Michael Massey Robinson, published in The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, 19 January 1811.] Ode For the Queen’s Birth Day, 1811. By Mr. M. Robinson. OH, ALBION! if against thy Shores The angry War-Whoop wildly roars; If Discord,by Ambiton hurl’d, Still agitates the WESTERN WORLD; If yon Usurper’s recreant […]