Dewey  

Eugene Ware
- on hearing of Admiral Dewey's victory at Manila Bay

O Dewey was the morning
Upon the first of May;
And Dewey was the Admiral
Down in Manila Bay;
And Dewey were the Regent's eyes,
"Them orbs" of Royal Blue;
And Dewey we feel discouraged?
I Dew not think we Dew!

Selections from Ironquill
(Topeka: Crane & Co. 1899)


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