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BRAVE WORDS FROM KIEL

II was a Teuton publicist Whcsc wouls flowed calm and true; “ I wish to make it clear," lie said, " What we propose to do About your fleet.” The sailor said: “ Mchiheer, it’s up to you." '• Wc haf cin licet —in all your days You saw not such a sight. That was tho most aihnaehtiger That over went to light.” •• But it don't go," tho sailor said, "II barks, but it don't bite." "Tier bark it is from thunder-guns; So ha? that mighty fleet A cam —aber so ■wundcKclion— To lav it is to bit.” " ft may ho so-,” the sailor said, " Bui let nut look at it." "The Dreadnoughts that wo have in iherc Would freeze you with their thunder Of gunnery; also your ships Would bo their sport and plunder It' you so out of wanes were ’’ The -.aitor said "1 wonder.'’ •• Unci we hat cruisers wunderachncll ■Whose vilor there's no curbin’; Tbcv was like greyhounds from cm leash 'When they work up their turbine " The sailor niusel. " Perhaps.” said he, ■'You're thinking of the Goc-bcu?" "There’s plenty more like her inside; bim was not all we’ve got. bias Wilholn'.shavcu. site is full Of whar, "-01161 sink your lot.” The sailor said: "Well, that s all right; Why don’t you have ,1 shot?” "if you could see iliac splendid fleet. Which is dor Kaiser's pride. You would not be ao hot m basic Bar issue to decide " ” bomo on. old son." tho sailor said, "We're waiting just outside.'' “■ !Ur admiral ia such, a man As is the great Von Kluck. These was his two chief quahties—blis prudence nud hes pluck. XTuI when wc slit art " ’tho sailor said : "You never know your luck!” ‘'You think the Cbcrma.it fleet brute? lire Until the sea. is fiat! Or do yo" think wc fear to meet the foe?" The sailor spa;, “Well, soinc say one tiling, some another— What. Aire, von playing at?” Mavkxce Hewlett.

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BRAVE WORDS FROM KIEL, Evening Star, Issue 15707, 22 January 1915

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BRAVE WORDS FROM KIEL Evening Star, Issue 15707, 22 January 1915

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