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Poem Title:  Botany-Bay Flowers

Poem Category:  Nature Poems

Poet:  Barron Field

Poet Biography: 
Barron Field (1786-1846) was an English born Australian who emigrated in 1816 to serve as judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

God of this Planet! For the name best fits the purblind view, which men of this "dim spot" Can take of thee, the god of suns and spheres! What desert forests, and what barren plains, Lie unexplor'd by european eye, In what our fathers call'd the great south land! Ev'n in those tracts, which we have visited, Tho' thousands of thy vegetable works have, by the hand of Science (as 'tis call'd) been gather'd and dissected, press'd and dried, Till all their blood and beauty are extinct; And nam'd in barb'rous Latin, men's surnames, With terminations of the roman tongue; Yet tens of thousands have escap'd the search, The decimation, the alive-impaling, Nick-naming of GOD'S creatures

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