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Quotation by Sir Henry Newbolt
Drake he's in his hammock till the great Armadas come,
(Capten, art tha sleepin' there below?)
Slung atween the round shot listenin' for the drum,
An' dreamin' arl the time o' Plymouth Hoe.
Sir Henry Newbolt (1862–1938), British poet. Drake's Drum (l. 17–20). . .
Oxford Book of Modern Verse, The, 1892–1935. William Butler Yeats, ed. (1936) Oxford University Press.
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