|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Who would not brave the battle-firethe wreck,|
To move the monarch of her peopled deck?
Byron.The Corsair, Canto I. Stanza 3.
|Monarchs seldom sigh in vain.|
Scott.Marmion, Canto V. Stanza 9.
|I am monarch of all I survey,|
My right there is none to dispute;
From the centre all round to the sea,
I am lord of the fowl and the brute.
Cowper.Verses on Alexander Selkirk.