Reprinted from the June 1957 issue of The Bermudian O, I’ve kept my watch for centuries In every kind of weather, Since the Olden day when galleons Linked all the seas together. I mark the crossroads of the sea, I greet ships hour by hour, And through the inky night I throw My brightest candlepower. Thereof I boast with seemly pride But lack of all vainglory, Small need to sing my praises now, All seamen know my story; The lookouts see my guiding light, My oriflamme of danger, I greet the mailboat going home, I ...
William Reid was governor of Bermuda from 1839 to 1846; Bermudian historians refer to him as the "good" governor. He is associated with improving agriculture, founding the Annual Agricultural Exhibition, promoting education for all, founding the...
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