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Recessional and Other Poems Rudyard Kipling

Recessional and Other Poems

Rudyard Kipling

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781331471196
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36 pages
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Excerpt from Recessional and Other PoemsRecessionalFar-called, our navies melt away -On dune and headland sinks the fire -Lo, all our pomp of yesterdayIs one with Nineveh and Tyre!Judge of the Nations, spare us yet,Lest we forget - lest we forget!MoreExcerpt from Recessional and Other PoemsRecessionalFar-called, our navies melt away -On dune and headland sinks the fire -Lo, all our pomp of yesterdayIs one with Nineveh and Tyre!Judge of the Nations, spare us yet,Lest we forget - lest we forget!If, drunk with sight of power, we looseWild tongues that have not Thee in aweSuch boasting as the Gentiles use,Or lesser breeds without the Law -Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet,Lest we forget - lest we forget!For heathen heart that puts her trustIn reeking tube and iron shard -All valiant dust that builds on dust,And guarding calls not Thee to guard -For frantic boast and foolish word,Thy Mercy on Thy People, Lord!Amen.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.