Kitchener sit in bis London den, Silent and grim and grey, Making his plans with an iron pen, •Inst in Kitchener’s way. And he saw whore the clouds rose dark and dun, And all that, it meant, ho knew; Wc shall want every man who can shoulder a gnn To carry tins thing right through I ' Bravo, Kitchener! say what you want, No one shall say yon nay! And the world shall know, where our bugles blow, We've a Man at the head—to-day I Jellicoe rides on ihe grey North Seas Watching the enemy's lines, Where (heir Lord High Admirals skulk at case Inside of (heir hellish mines. They have drunk toe deep to the boasted fight, T!,?y have vowed too mid a vow! What do (hey think—on the watch—to-night P What toast are they drinking now;' Bravo, Joliicoe! Oa.ll them again, And whenever lliey take the coll, Show them the way give them their “ Day !” And settle it once for all! And French is facing tho enemy's front, Stubbornly day by day, Taking tho odds and hearing the brunt, Just in the Britisher’s way. And ho hears the message, that makes him "lad, Bin" through the smoko and flame: “ Tight on, Tommy! stick to them, lad! Jack's at the same old game!” Bravo, Tommy, stand as you've stood, And, whether you win or fall, Show them yon fight as gentlemen should. And die like gentlemen all! So Kitchener plans in London Town, French is standing at bay, Jellicoe's ships rido up and down, Holding the. seas’ highway. And vou that loaf where the skies are blue,
Anil play by a petticoat hem, These are the men who are fighting for you! What are you doing for them? Bravo, Then, for the men who fight! To, Hell with the men who play! It's a fight to the end for honor and friend, It’s a tight for our lives to-day! Fked. E. Weatherly.
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BRAVO!, Evening Star, Issue 15632, 24 October 1914
BRAVO! Evening Star, Issue 15632, 24 October 1914
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