Home-Thoughts from the Sea

Robert Browning

Nobly, nobly Cape Saint Vincent to the northwest
died away;
Sunset ran, one glorious blood-red, reeking into Cadiz
Bluish mid the burning water, full in face Trafalgar lay;
In the dimmest northeast distance, dawned Gibraltar
graud and gray;
"Here and here did England help me, —how can I
help England?" — say,
Whoso turns as I, this evening, turn to God to praise
and pray,
While Jove's planet rises yonder, silent over Africa.

Main Location:

Cadiz, Spain