Brown Alumni Monthly, Vol. 20

Brown Alumni Monthly, Vol. 20 : July, 1919 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Brown Alumni Monthly, Vol. 20: July, 1919 How shall we praise, In this white temple of their boyish days, Our dead who flung away the sun and moon, The shimmering stars, the sapphire after noon, Laughter and love, and left these friendly ways Forever and too soon? How shall we sing The tragic measures of their suffering, The daring on their desperate duty bent, Our brothers of the fiery battlement? Let the J une winds blow and the tall trees ring For the broken and spent. At their ease they lie, Tempest and tumult pass unheeded by. Their sight is shut, their hearing stopt, to pan, Familiar Joy beckons them back in vain. Their still hearts leap to Affection's eager cry Never again. In trench and camp, Beneath the morning dew and midnight damp They gave themselves to set the future free; And in their death that deathless death we see That lights the centuries, like an undimmed lamp, From Calvary. Their spirits now Like ships, perchance, the ethereal ocean plow. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This 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 more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 68g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243100159
  • 9780243100156