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Download Ed Begley - Old Ironsides And Other Poems By Oliver Wendell Holmes Album

Download Ed Begley - Old Ironsides And Other Poems By Oliver Wendell Holmes Album

Performer: Ed Begley
Title: Old Ironsides And Other Poems By Oliver Wendell Holmes
Released: 1974
Cat#: TC 1302
Label: Caedmon Records
Country: US
Style: Poetry, Spoken Word
Category: Sounds
Size MP3: 2146 mb
Size FLAC: 1519 mb

Tracklist

1Verses For After Dinner3:40
2God Save The Flag!1:13
3Contentment3:35
4Bill And Joe3:15
5Epilogue To The Breakfast-Table Series4:10
6Brother Jonathan's Lament For Sister Caroline2:25
7The Cambridge Churchyard5:25
8The Deacon's Masterpiece; Or, The Wonderful "One-Hoss Shay"6:05
9Grandmother's Story Of Bunker-Hill Battle12:25
10The Last Leaf1:45
11The Ballad Of The Oysterman2:13
12Old Ironsides1:05
13The Chambered Nautilus2:05
14The Living Temple3:05

Credits

  • Voice ActorEd Begley
  • Written-ByOliver Wendell Holmes

Notes

Library of Congress Number 74-751229.

Album

Old Ironsides is a poem written by American writer Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. on September 16, 1830, as a tribute to the 18th-century USS Constitution. The poem was one reason that the frigate was saved from being decommissioned, and it is now the oldest commissioned ship in the world that is still afloat. Aye tear her tattered ensign down Long has it waved on high, And many an eye has danced to see That banner in the sky Beneath it rung the battle shout, And burst the cannon's roar- The meteor of. Writer, doctor, and educator Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, earned a BA at Harvard University in 1829 and an MD from Harvard Medical School in 1836. He was part of a group of New England-based writers called the Fireside Poets, which included William. Read Full Biography. More About this Poet. Region: U. New England. SchoolPeriod . Old Ironsides - Long has it waved on high. Old Ironsides. Oliver Wendell Holmes. Ay, tear her tattered ensign down Long has it waved on high, And many an eye has danced to see That banner in the sky Beneath it rung the battle shout, And burst the cannons roar- The meteor of the ocean air Shall sweep the clouds no more. Her deck, once red with heroes blood, Where knelt the vanquished foe, When winds were hurrying oer the flood, And waves were white below, No more shall feel the victors tread, Or know the conquered knee- The harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the sea . His father, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. was a physician of note and the writer of 'The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table' and a good deal of poetry, including Old Ironsides, The Chambered Nautilus, and others frequently anthologized. He was known as one of the Fireside Poets along with Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Greenleaf Whitteir, James Russell Lowell, and William Cullen Bryant. 19th century American poets seem to have required three usually multisyllabic names. Viking Thrice 112014 1:48:00 AM. Oliver Wendell Holmes's Other Poems. A Familiar Letter. Sun And Shadow. Oliver Wendell Holmes Composer, Ed Begley Performer Format: Vinyl. Includes a short analysis of the writing. Old Ironsides is the nickname of a warship that battled in the War of 1812. The real name of the ship is Constitution, and it was a 44-gun frigate. Old Ironsides is a three stanza poem with eight lines in each. It's rhyme scheme is ABCBDEFD in the first stanza, ABABCDED in the second, and ABCBDEFE in the third. The poem is written in iambic foot. Old Ironsides By Oliver Wendell Holmes. Ay, tear her tattered ensign down . About Oliver Wendell Most Famous Poems. Teaching Poetry. Action between U. Frigate Constitution and HMS Java, 29 December 1812 by Charles Robert Patterson. Home Poems Poets Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Oliver Wendell Holmes: Bibliography - A bibliography of the works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. includes a brief list of critical resources. Purchase books by Oliver Wendell Holmes. Browse the Poetry Archive:. Jackson 2 In the poem Old Ironsides , Holmes wrote eagle of the sea 16. An eagle is an insectivorous flying formidable predator which symbolizes the battleship strength. In like manner, an eagle is the national symbol of the United States. Similarly, In the poem The Village Blacksmith , Longfellow writes And looks the whole world in the face,, For he owes not any man 11-12. Holmes uses imagery to display how dangerous the war is and Old Ironsides bravery during the battle. Likewise, in the poem The Village Blacksmith , Longfellow wrote, Week in, week out, from morn till night,, You can hear his bellows blow 13-14

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