A Song of Comfort single work   poetry   war literature   "And some fool whimpered that they died in vain!"
Issue Details: First known date: 1916 1916
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  • Epigraph: 'They went to the imminent death like kings in a pageant'
  • The epigraph is taken from English poet John Masefield's description of the Allied forces at Gallipoli. The original read: 'They went like kings in a pageant to the imminent death'

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