Drake, he's in his hammock till the great Armadas come,(Captain, art tha sleepin' there below?)Slung atween the roundshot, list'ning for the drum,And dreamin' arl the time o' Plymouth Hoe.
Never since Drake and Raleigh wonOur freedom of the seas,Have sons of Britain dared and doneMore valiantly than these.Alfred Noyes
Sir Drake whom well the world's end knew Which thou did'st compass round, And whom both Poles of heaven once saw Which North and South do bound, The stars above would make thee known, If men here silent were; The sun himself cannot forget His fellow traveller.
3 because it is better to face your enemy head on rather than strike them behind their back. Beautiful quotation. Zarbon 05:55, 22 April 2008 (UTC) 2 Kalki 04:44, 29 March 2009 (UTC) with a lean toward 3 or perhaps a 4, eventually. 2 InvisibleSun 21:43, 3 April 2009 (UTC) I must have the gentleman to haul and draw with the mariner, and the mariner with the gentleman. What! let us show ourselves to be of a company and let us not give occasion to the enemy to rejoice at our decay and overthrow. ~ Sir Francis Drake
Come on, Drake.