Vi: Lancer
I 'listed at home for a lancer,
Oh who would not sleep with the brave?
I 'listed at home for a lancer
To ride on a horse to my grave.
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Alfred Edward Housman
Male Philosophy
Men are very brave, you know,
That was settled long ago;
Ask, however, if you doubt it,
Any man you meet about it;
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Alice Duer Miller
The Gold Givers
Oh, some shall stand in glory's light when all the strife is done,
And many a mother there shall say, 'For truth I gave my son!'
But I shall stand in silence then and hear the stories brave,
For I must answer at the last that gold is all I gave.
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Edgar Albert Guest
Dirge Of Nelson
Toll Nelson's knell! a soul more brave
Ne'er triumphed on the green-sea wave!
Sad o'er the hero's honoured grave,
Toll Nelson's knell!
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William Lisle Bowles
Next Of Kin

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Edgar Albert Guest
On The Loss Of The Royal George
Written when the news arrived.

Toll for the brave!
The brave that are no more!
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William Cowper
Songâ??fragmentâ??johnie Lad, Cock Up Your Beaver
WHEN first my brave Johnie lad came to this town,
He had a blue bonnet that wanted the crown;
But now he has gotten a hat and a feather,
Hey, brave Johnie lad, cock up your beaver!
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Robert Burns
The Brave Men
o gather the tares and chaff
But sow with a cheerful air.
Here's to the smiling men
Who, giving, can take a blow,
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Edgar Albert Guest
Tell Brave Deeds Of War
"Tell brave deeds of war."

Then they recounted tales, --
"There were stern stands
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Stephen Crane
If You Have Loved A Brave Story
If you have loved a brave story
Tell it but rarely;
And, with due faith in its glory,
Render it barely.
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Lesbia Harford
To offer brave assistance

To offer brave assistance
To Lives that stand alone-
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Emily Dickinson
The Mother Faith
Little mother, life's adventure calls your boy away,
Yet he will return to you on some brighter day;
Dry your tears and cease to sigh, keep your mother smile,
Brave and strong he will come back in a little while.
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Edgar Albert Guest
Not Sickness stains the Brave

Not Sickness stains the Brave,
Nor any Dart,
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Emily Dickinson
The Man In Chrysanthemum Land
There's a brave little berry-brown man
At the opposite side of the earth;
Of the White, and the Black, and the Tan,
He's the smallest in compass and girth.
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Emily Pauline Johnson
To fight aloud, is very brave

To fight aloud, is very brave-
But gallanter, I know
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Emily Dickinson
There is a Shame of Nobleness

There is a Shame of Nobleness-
Confronting Sudden Pelf-
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Emily Dickinson
A Brave Refrain
When snow is here, and the trees look weird,
And the knuckled twigs are gloved with frost;
When the breath congeals in the drover's beard,
And the old pathway to the barn is lost;
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James Whitcomb Riley
Song Of The Zetland Fisherman
Farewell, merry maidens, to song, and to laugh,
For the brave lads of Westra are bound to the Haaf;
And we must have labour, and hunger, and pain,
Ere we dance with the maids of Dunrossness again.
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Sir Walter Scott
Triolets After Moschus
Alas, for us no second spring,
Like mallows in the garden-bed,
For these the grave has lost his sting,
Alas, for US no second spring,
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Andrew Lang
Beautiful Twenty-Second
To Original Music

The people in this nation,
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Julia Ann Moore

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