Joseph Rodman Drake Quotes

Then shall thy meteor glances glow, And cowering foes shall shrink beneath Each gallant arm that strikes below That lovely messenger of death.
Joseph Rodman Drake (1795-1820), U.S. poet. The American Flag (l. 40-43). . . 101 Patriotic Poems. (1986) Contemporary Books.
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When Freedom, from her mountain height, Unfurled her standard to the air, She tore the azure robe of night, And set the stars of glory there;
Joseph Rodman Drake (1795-1820), U.S. poet. The American Flag (l. 1-4). . . 101 Patriotic Poems. (1986) Contemporary Books.
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Forever float that standard sheet! Where breathes the foe but falls before us, With Freedom's soil beneath our feet, And Freedom's banner streaming o'er us!
Joseph Rodman Drake (1795-1820), U.S. poet. The American Flag (l. 58-61). . . 101 Patriotic Poems. (1986) Contemporary Books.
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