The Head, Hand and Heart of the Confederacy
The Asserter of Liberty and Deliverer of Nations.
The Supporter of the Empire;
The Preserver of Britain; The Reducer of Ireland; And the Terror of France.
His thoughts were wise and secret; his words few and faithful;
His actions many and Heroic; his government without Tyranny;
His justice without rigour; and his religion without superstition.
He was great without pride; valiant without violence,
Victorious without triumph; active without weariness,
Cautious without fear; and meritorious without recompense.
King, Queen, Potentate I never saw
So just and valiant, honest as Nassau.
He was - but word are wanting to say what;
Say all that's great and good, and he was that