Who is Herbert Asquith

Garter-encircled shield of arms of H. H. Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, KG, as displayed on his Order of the Garter stall plate in St. George's Chapel, viz. Sable on a fesse between three cross-crosslets argent, a portcullis of the field. Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, KG, PC, KC, FRS (12 Sep...
Read Full Biography


Herbert Asquith Poems

  • The Fallen Poet
    NOW that the soul has left its throne
    Behind your mortal eyes,
    And light, and colour and sound are gone
    From the body's palaces : ...
  • The Fallen Subaltern
    The starshells float above, the bayonets glisten;
    We bear our fallen friend without a sound;
    Below the waiting legions lie and listen
    To us, who march upon their burial-ground. ...
  • A Ship Sails Up To Bideford
    A ship sails up to Bideford;
    Upon a western breeze,
    Mast by mast, sail over sail,
    She rises from the seas, ...
  • Nightfall
    Hooded in angry mist, the sun goes down:
    Steel-gray the clouds roll out across the sea:
    Is this a Kingdom? Then give Death the crown,
    For here no emperor hath won, save He....
  • The Bather
    THE sea-breeze beating on her brow,
    The foam asurge her shining feet,
    She stood,-a silver Victory,
    Poised high on some Athenian prow, ...
Read All Poems


Top 10 most used topics by Herbert Asquith

Sea 7 Silver 7 World 7 Save 6 High 6 Death 6 Sun 6 Away 6 Music 5 Love 5


Herbert Asquith Quotes

Read All Quotes


Comments about Herbert Asquith

  • Cathaldapapa: 4 august 1914: great britain declared war on germany. that afternoon the british prime minister herbert asquith addressed the house of commons in london and set out the reasons for the decision to declare war. the ulster crises was at an end - for now...
  • Genealogybeech: the other two are herbert henry asquith and james harold wilson.
  • Mamboward: on this day in scotland: 28 july 1945: the death in london of margot asquith, countess of oxford & asquith, who is remembered as a writer, socialite and wit, and wife of prime minister herbert asquith.
  • Simonesnow141: “youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life. —herbert asquith ” 摘录来自: jill kargman. “arm candy。” apple books.
  • Elpasohub: youth will be an ideal state if it came a little later in life. – herbert henry asquith
Read All Comments

Write your comment about Herbert Asquith


Poem of the day

John Milton Poem
Lycidas
 by John Milton

In this Monody the author bewails a learned Friend, unfortunately
drowned in his passage from Chester on the Irish Seas, 1637;
and, by occasion, foretells the ruin of our corrupted Clergy,
then in their height.


Yet once more, O ye laurels, and once more,
Ye myrtles brown, with ivy never sere,
...

Read complete poem

Popular Poets