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" Now, God be thanked Who has matched us with His hour, And caught our youth^ and wakened us from sleeping, With hand made sure, clear eye, and sharpened power, To turn, as swimmers into cleanness leaping, Glad from a world grown old and cold and weary,... "
A Book of Verse of the Great War - Pagina 11
a cura di - 1917 - 184 pagine
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Georgian Poetry 1911-22: The Critical Heritage

Timothy Rogers - 1997 - 435 pagine
...drab wilderness, departing to the outposts Glad from a world grown old and cold and weary. Leaving sick hearts that honour could not move, And half-men,...and dreary, And all the little emptiness of love! For almost a decade, the studied apathy and the ingenuity of poets waiting, not very vigilantly, for...
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The Cambridge Companion to George Bernard Shaw

Christopher Innes - 1998 - 343 pagine
...imprecise. He talks of how the God of the war has "wakened us from sleeping" and caused the young 187 To turn, as swimmers into cleanness leaping, Glad...and dreary, And all the little emptiness of love. It is possible to detect a certain amount of posturing in the poem, the relief of a young man with...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 pagine
...Grantchester' Stands the Church clock at ten to three And is there honey still for tea? 1580 'Peace' Now, as a king, to earth, And paid his subjects with a...walks in our ways again: And we have come into our 1581 'Peace' Naught broken save this body, lost but breath; Nothing to shake the laughing heart's long...
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The Apocalypse in Germany

Klaus Vondung - 2000 - 437 pagine
..."purification." For example, the young Rupert Brooke wrote, in the euphoria of the outbreak of the war: Now, God be thanked Who has matched us with His hour, And...Leave the sick hearts that honour could not move, 35. Cited in Silvio Vietta, ed., Lyrik des Exfrressionismus (Munich: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag,...
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The Philosophy of History: With Reflections and Aphorisms

John William Miller - 1983 - 192 pagine
...world. But there is a lust of battle, too, where great resolve can lift men to their finest hour. "Now, God be thanked. Who has matched us with His hour,...And caught our youth, and wakened us from sleeping." Some seize upon the day, others are seized by the emergencies of thought or of action, but all rejoice...
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A History of the Peoples of the British Isles, Volume 3

Thomas William Heyck - 2002 - 344 pagine
...Cambridge poet Rupert Brooke expressed the early British enthusiasm for the war in "Peace" (1914): Now, God be thanked Who has matched us with His hour. And...power, To turn, as swimmers into cleanness leaping. But Brooke died of blood poisoning in 1915 on his way to Gallipoli. Soldiers discovered that the conventional...
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History of World War I, Volume 3

2002 - 976 pagine
...contemporaries) that makes these lines of Brooke's poem Peace seem so facile and morally bankrupt today: God be thanked Who has matched Us with His hour, And...us from sleeping, With hand made sure, clear eye, sharpened power, To turn, as swimmers into cleanness leaping... Brooke could not have imagined how...
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Nightingale Man

Jane Toombs - 2002 - 220 pagine
...Mannering's place. War, after all, was a man's testing ground. More lines slipped into his mind: "Now God be thanked who has matched us with His hour and caught our youth, and wakened us from sleeping." rugby field with its tiered stadium, the crowds, the flags snapping, the blue sky, the players trotting...
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Proof through the Night: Music and the Great War

Glenn Watkins - 2002 - 614 pagine
...Rupert Brooke rhapsodized in his poem "Peace" that he had reached adulthood in the nick of time: "Now God be thanked Who has matched us with His hour, /...And caught our youth, and wakened us from sleeping." Brooke's haunting verses meshed readily with the Pre-Raphaelite view of youth as frozen in time and...
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The Dream of Civilized Warfare: World War I Flying Aces and the American ...

Linda Raine Robertson - 2003 - 481 pagine
...service of honor, an especially clear message conveyed in the first octave of his most famous poem: Now, God be thanked Who has matched us with His hour, And...songs and dreary, And all the little emptiness of love!4 Brooke saw action only briefly at the start of the war and died of a noncombat-related infection...
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