Day of Waterloo, The
DESCRIPTION: "Revolving time has brought the day That beams with glory's brightest ray In history's page or pet's lay -- The day of Waterloo." The singer urges the British to rejoice in the humbling of France, and praises Wellington and his soldiers
AUTHOR: "Lieutenant Skinner" ?
EARLIEST DATE: 1930 (Ord-BothySongsAndBallads), from a notebook dated 1817
KEYWORDS: soldier battle nonballad
June 18, 1815 - Battle of Waterloo
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ord-BothySongsAndBallads, p. 303, "The Day of Waterloo" (1 text)
cf. "Scots Wha Hae (Bruce Before Bannockburn)" (tune)
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