Epitaph for a Sailor [poem by Charles Harpur, 4 November 1846]

[Editor: A poem by Charles Harpur.] XXXIV. Epitaph for a Sailor In Port at last ! Around HIS Bark no more The wave shall threaten, or the tempest roar. None ever voyaged the wild sea of Life Less rudened by its danger, toil, and strife. A Man he was in every manly part, A Child […]

The Tree of Liberty [poem by Charles Harpur, 4 November 1846]

[Editor: A poem by Charles Harpur.] XXXV. The Tree of Liberty (A Song for the Future.) We’ll plant the Tree of Liberty In the centre of the Land, And round it ranged as Guardians be A vowed and trusty band ; And Sages bold and mighty-souled Shall dress it day by day — But woe […]