Other Men's Flowers: An Anthology of Poetry

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Archibald Percival Wavell Earl of Wavell
Putnam, 1945 - 406 pagina's

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Gebruikersrecensie  - PollyMoore3 - LibraryThing

I'm not sure I share Wavell's old-fashioned taste for gung-ho rumpety tumpety verse (lots of Kipling and Chesterton and many lesser versifiers), and definitely not his taste for battle (he was, after ... Volledige review lezen

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Wavell was a middling general --he could beat Italians but not Rommel -- but a great judge of poetry. Naturally the "good fighting" selections are excellent, but so are many non-fighting bits, such as ... Volledige review lezen

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Howe
83
LONDON UNDER BOMBARDMENT Greta Briggs
89
SAY NOT THE STRUGGLE Arthur Hugh Clough
95
THE FIGHT IN THE CENTRE Lord Macaulay
104
ENGLANDS STANDARD Lord Macaulay
115
WAR SONG OF THE SARACENS James Elroy Flecker
121
DRAKES DRUM Sir Henry Newbolt
127
O MISTRESS MINE William Shakespeare
133
THE LISTENERS Walter de la Mare
191
CARGOES John Masefield
204
TARANTELLA Hilaire Belloc
212
THE WISHINGCAPS Rudyard Kipling
219
THE OUTLAW Sir Walter Scott
226
LONDON TOWN John Masefield
232
REYNARD THE FOX EXTRACTS John Masefield
241
CONVERSATION PIECES
248

ONE WORD MORE Robert Browning
145
WHISTLE AND ILL COME TO YOU MY LAD Robert Burns
152
THE LOVE SONG OF HAR DYAL Rudyard Kipling
158
WHEN YOU ARE OLD W B reats
164
TRUE THOMAS Anon
256
THE MARY GLOSTER Rudyard Kipling
264
ANNABEL LEE Edgar Allan
427
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