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Poem by Robert Browning


Home-Thoughts, from the Sea


Nobly, nobly Cape Saint Vincent to the North-West died away;
Sunset ran, one glorious blood-red, reeking into Cadiz Bay;
Bluish 'mid the burning water, full in face Trafalgar lay;
In the dimmest North-East distance, dawned Gibraltar grand and gray;
"Here and here did England help me: how can I help England?"Чsay,
Whoso turns as I, this evening, turn to God to praise and pray,
While Jove's planet rises yonder, silent over Africa.



Robert Browning


Robert Browning's other poems:
  1. Up at a Villa-Down in the City
  2. Cleon
  3. Protus
  4. An Epistle Containing the Strange Medical Experience of Karshish, the Arab Physician
  5. A Serenade at the Villa


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