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THE INDIAN ARMY

Into the We.-t thev a.te ma.rehine;! This is uheir longed-for day Wlmn that- which I'lnpland >;avc them they may at last repay: When for the faith sh« dealt, them, peasants and priests and Whmi for th- love they lefl.r her, they shall itnsheatlm t.heir .swerriis! Men of the plains and hill-mon, men born to warrior roles, Tall ni'-n of matehlcsf* ardor, .small meat with miphtly sonK Rulers alike an<l .subjecta: splendid the roll-call Rajahs and Maharajahs, Ivintris and the eons of Kin^s, Pikanir. PatiaLa, Rntlam, 'and Kisliai.ffnrh, dodhfiur. who rides the l*xrp;ird down, Sachin, and I'oorh-Behar. Prom lands where skies are- molten and sums strike down pa-reh. Cut of the. Ka.s(, they're nutrehinß, into the West they march. ." . , (lh little nimhJe Gurkhas, who'vo won n hundred f'ghls. Oh Sikhs the Sikhs who failed not, upon the heights. Rajputs, ayaiti't. whoso valor once in a younger world J!.uthh't.s, miccasiner. vainly, the Mo-rid'o host* were lrurk-d. (irey are our NVe-torr, daybreaks and .crey one Western skies. Ami verv odd the nifpht.-waUh unl:«n>ko by jackaJs.' erics; Hard. t<ii>, will be- tlio wait it: 1 ;—-you do not love to wait? Ave. but the charge with baronele--they'll found it soon or latx- ! Mtd'wh-ti Hiat chante is soimdeil. who'll heed trrey skies and odd'.' \h>t. you, Sikhs. Rajputs. Otirklitis, if to one thouKlu yott hold, If as'voii t'loc,- the it as the for, yon nenr, If as \on U-.\p tho trenches, this thought is very clear: These foes, thev are, not sahibs; they break (he word t.hey plight, (in babes their blades are, whetted, dead women know tnetr niiitht, their PritP.es are as sweepers whom none- may touch or (rust, Tli-ir oorls thev ha.ve iV.r'Vtten ; their honor trail.* th- .liisf: \!i that thev had of iz/.a;. is trodden iindar heo.l--1,,.., t .i„,j,. h"::':s, my braiheis. drive honi", drive home the utee.l: ■ -IP P. A'orned'e, in the I,mdop ' Idmes

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THE INDIAN ARMY, Evening Star, Issue 15635, 28 October 1914

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THE INDIAN ARMY Evening Star, Issue 15635, 28 October 1914

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