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OCCUPATION OF BELGRADE.

TO THE EDITOR. Rir.—in answer to your correspondent "Alliteration." 1 am pleased to bo able to supply him with the required lines. They bare icry little merit ,us real poelrc. but are interesting at Hie present lime of war, and a. novelty on account of the alliteration embodied therein.—l am, etc.. K. Hamii.ton Eacar. December 5. An Austrian army, awfully arrayed. Boldly by battery besieged Belgrade: Cossack commanders cannonading conic. Dealing destruction’s devastating doom. Every endeavor engineers essay For lame, for fortune, fighting furious fray : Generals ’gainst generals grapple great and good. How Juniors Heaven heroic hardihood. Infuriate, indiscriminate, in ill. Justice jars Jingo, Jingo Jill. Kindred kill kindred, kinsmen kinsmen kill. Labor low levels longest., loftiest lines. Men march ‘mid mounds, ’mid moles, 'mid murderous mines. Now noisy noxious numbers notice nought Of onward obstacles opposing ought. Poor patriots, partly flinched, part.lv pressed. Quite quickly, quaking. "Quarter, qnarsomuls. ter," quiet. Reason returns, religious right redounds, " Smvnrrovv " stops such sanguinary i'rue to thee. 'lkirkey, triumph to thy train. Unwise, unjust., unmerciful Ukrain. Vanish vain victory, vanish victory vain. Why wish we. warfare, wherefore welcome won* Xenophon, Xerxes, Xanthus, Xavier? Yes. yes. ye youths; ye yeomen, vield your yell. Zenos, Zopaicr's, Zoroaster's zeal, Attracting all arms against arms' appeal.

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OCCUPATION OF BELGRADE., Evening Star, Issue 15668, 5 December 1914

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OCCUPATION OF BELGRADE. Evening Star, Issue 15668, 5 December 1914

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