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ODE ON THE BURIAL OF KING GEORGE THE FIFTH BY GEORGE HERBERT CLARKE ——— I Through the long avenues of silent people Let the King pass! (Full silent he, alas!)— Only the dolorous bells from every steeple Moment by moment toll, and muffled drums And muted flutes and trumpets slow vibrate A worldwide sigh, a […]

19th Jul 2016Posted in: Modernist Canadian Poets 0

Ode On the Death of George V   NATHANIEL A. BENSON, M.A. [unnumbered page] Ode On the Death of George V I THE King is dead—now Death is Emperor, That ghostly Regent is his sable crown; And he who held the seven seas before Has meetly bowed him down To God, who rules, not lands, […]

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