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A Poem by Rudyard Kipling: “Cleared”

  “Cleared” (In Memory of a Commission) Help for a patriot distressed, a spotless spirit hurt, Help for an honourable clan sore trampled in the dirt! From Queenstown Bay to Donegal, O listen to my song, The honourable gentlemen have ...

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A Poem by Rudyard Kipling: Brown Bess

  “Brown Bess” In the days of lace-ruffles, perukes and brocade Brown Bess was a partner whom none could despise– An out-spoken, flinty-lipped, brazen-faced jade, With a habit of looking men straight in the eyes– At Blenheim and Ramillies fops ...

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