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Epigram On Wood's Brass Money Post by :freclik Category :Poems Author :Jonathan Swift Date :August 2011 Read :1411

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Epigram On Wood's Brass Money

Carteret was welcomed to the shore
First with the brazen cannon's roar;
To meet him next the soldier comes,
With brazen trumps and brazen drums;
Approaching near the town he hears
The brazen bells salute his ears:
But when Wood's brass began to sound,
Guns, trumpets, drums, and bells, were drown'd.

(The end)
Jonathan Swift's poem: Epigram On Wood's Brass Money

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