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George Herbert Clarke, ed. (1873–1953). A Treasury of War Poetry. 1917.


  • “Hark! now the Drums beat up again,
  • For all true Soldiers Gentlemen!”
  • Corporal John Brown, Grenadier Guards, 1854.
  • “Life is no life to him that dares not die,
  • And death no death to him that dares not live.”
  • Sir Henry Newbolt.
  • “We saw not clearly nor understood,
  • But, yielding ourselves to the master-hand,
  • Each in his part as best he could,
  • We played it through as the author planned.”
  • Alan Seeger.