The Schoolmates, or Mary Howard: An Epic of the War of 1861-5 (Classic Reprint) by John Steele Online

The Schoolmates, or Mary Howard: An Epic of the War of 1861-5 (Classic Reprint)
Title : The Schoolmates, or Mary Howard: An Epic of the War of 1861-5 (Classic Reprint)
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ISBN : 9781333619329
Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 138

Excerpt from The Schoolmates, or Mary Howard: An Epic of the War of 1861-5K soldier's life, unlike the day, Is measured not by glowing sun; For oft, ere morn has passed away, Life with its noblest work is done. Thus brightest day or darkest night, Must find him still with purpose high; Prompt to engage the fiercest fight, Or in the forlorn hope to die. Thus on the altar liExcerpt from The Schoolmates, or Mary Howard: An Epic of the War of 1861-5K soldier's life, unlike the day, Is measured not by glowing sun; For oft, ere morn has passed away, Life with its noblest work is done. Thus brightest day or darkest night, Must find him still with purpose high; Prompt to engage the fiercest fight, Or in the forlorn hope to die. Thus on the altar life is laid; Himself a willing sacrifice; Only on earth perchance repaid Should peace o'er death's dark shadows rise.Oft have I seen brave comrades die; Som'e scarred and broken homeward gone; Ranks battle thinned, as years pass by, And still the war goes on and on.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.


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