Who is Robert William Service

poetRobert ServiceRobert W. Service, c. 1905Born(1874-01-16)January 16, 1874
Preston, Lancashire, EnglandDiedSeptember 11, 1958(1958-09-11) (aged 84)
Lancieux, Côtes-d'Armor, FranceResting placeLancieux, Côtes-d'Armor, Fr...
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Robert William Service Poems

  • Prelude: Ballads Of A Bohemian
    Alas! upon some starry height,
    The Gods of Excellence to please,
    This hand of mine will never smite
    The Harp of High Serenities. ...
  • L'envoi - Ballads Of A Bohemian
    We've finished up the filthy war;
    We've won what we were fighting for . . .
    (Or have we? I don't know).
    But anyway I have my wish: ...
  • The Bright Side
    Oh, one gets used to everything!
    I hum a merry song,
    And up the street and round the square
    I wheel my chair along; ...
  • L'envoi (songs Of A Sourdough)
    You who have lived in the Land,
    You who have trusted the trail;
    You who are strong to withstand,
    You who are swift to assail; ...
  • Rhymes Of A Rolling Stone - Prelude
    I sing no idle songs of dalliance days,
    No dreams Elysian inspire my rhyming;
    I have no Celia to enchant my lays,
    No pipes of Pan have set my heart to chiming. ...
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Top 10 most used topics by Robert William Service

Life 295 God 292 Never 262 Heart 262 I Love You 234 Love 234 Night 210 Away 194 Joy 179 Good 175

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  • Bufocalvin: happy bookish birthdays, 16 january, to: william kennedy (ironweed), susan sontag (on photography), robert w. service (songs of a sourdough)...
  • Bigblendmag: "ah! the clock is always slow; it is later than you think." robert william service
  • Cato_minor: it's the great, big, broad land 'way up yonder, ⁠it's the forests where silence has lease; it's the beauty that thrills me with wonder, ⁠it's the stillness that fills me with peace. -- robert william service
  • Jamesfallows: william webster is as close as you’ll find to career-long rectitude in public life. former fed prosecutor and judge. director of both fbi and cia. navy service in wwii *and* korea; also stanch repub. he’s a loyal son of missouri but no fan of its jr sen:
  • Easycompany506t: pvt wallace diefenbach, 24, wisc pvt james a. keel, 22, nc pfc sam a. lappin, 23, penn cpl william b. maue, 23, ohio pvt earl f. smith, 19, penn and from service co, driving the truck was pvt robert l. rutherford, 21, nj 6/
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