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CwmavonHistory: “He Fell Among Thieves” By Sir Henry Newbolt. Set to music by D. Afan Thomas (Cwmavon). The poem/ballad is about the death of George W Hayward, a 19th century British explorer who was decapitated by sword in 1870 when on the verge of reaching the Oxus River.

JonathanBoff: 'When I looked into Douglas Haig I saw what is really great- perfect acceptance, which means perfect faith.' Sir Henry Newbolt, quoted in Paul Fussell, "The Great War and Modern Memory", p. 26

FiresideBy: Listen to St George's Day by Sir Henry Newbolt at By The Fireside! It's British, it's patriotic and its FREE!!...

YTAudioBooks: Vitai Lampada | Sir Henry Newbolt | Multi-version (Weekly and Fortnightly poetry), Poetry | English:

dreamboatme: â¤ï¸â¤ï¸â¤ï¸this is absolutely wonderful. The confluence of the metaphor n the literal is in such harmonious synergy ......

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