Quotation by William Ernest Henley

For it's home, dearie, home—it's home I want to be.
Our topsails are hoisted, and we'll away to sea.
O, the oak and the ash and the bonnie birken tree
They're all growing green in the old countrie.
William Ernest Henley (1849–1903), British poet, critic, editor. Falmouth (l. 23–26). . .

Modern British Poetry. Louis Untermeyer, ed. (7th rev. ed., 1962) Harcourt, Brace and Company.
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