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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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History and Representation in Ford Madox Ford's Writings

Joseph Wiesenfarth - 2004 - 241 pagine
...opportunity for national and cultural regeneration, a sentiment caught in Rupert Brooke's lines: Now, God be thanked Who has matched us with His hour And...cleanness leaping Glad from a world grown old and cold and weary.1 Others, most notably Bertrand Russell and George Bernard Shaw, opposed the war from the outset....
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Almanac of World War I

David F. Burg, Edward L. Purcell, L. Edward Purcell - 2004 - 336 pagine
...youth it came as a crisis of the spirit. At the outbreak of the war, Rupert Brooke had written: "Now God be thanked, Who has matched us with His hour,...And caught our youth, and wakened us from sleeping." They had marched off to the lilt of "Tipperary," or "Die Wacht am Rhein," or "La Marseillaise," dreaming...
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The Outbreak of the First World War

Hew Strachan - 2004 - 299 pagine
...Brooke's famous description of recruits remains remarkably evocative of the mood — 'as swimmers with cleanness leaping, glad from a world grown old and cold and weary'. Less pleasing to the elder statesmen of social Darwinism was the reversal of the traditional hierarchy...
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The Task of Criticism: Essays on Philosophy, History, and Community

John William Miller, Vincent Colapietro - 2005 - 366 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."2 Some seize on the day, others are seized by the emergencies of thought or of action, but...
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America Right or Wrong : An Anatomy of American Nationalism: An Anatomy of ...

Anatol Lieven Senior Associate for Foreign and Security Policy Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - 2004 - 288 pagine
...national versions of the French Union Sacree of that year, when Rupert Brooke rendered thanks to God "Who has matched us with His hour, and caught our youth, and wakened us from sleeping."18 In a book entitled Why We Fight, and in words echoed at the time by innumerable Americans...
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War Girls: The First Aid Nursing Yeomanry in the Great War

Janet Lee - 2005 - 269 pagine
...spiritual degeneration and the monotony of bourgeois life when he declared the war a chance to dive 'as swimmers into cleanness leaping, glad from a world grown old and cold and weary'.2' In this way, as the twentieth century opened and Britain reflected the mechanical and scientific...
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The Nineteenth Century

Dennis E. Showalter, Michael S. Neiberg - 2006 - 205 pagine
...romantic vision of war, but he remained for many years among the most read World War I poets: Now, God be thanked Who has matched us with His hour, And...songs and dreary, And all the little emptiness of love!7 As historian Brian Bond notes, "virtually everyone was 'anti-war' in not wishing to see another...
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G.K. Chesterton: Thinking Backward, Looking Forward

Stephen R. L. Clark - 2006 - 248 pagine
...GKChesterton (London: Ousely, 1936), pp. 44-45. 14. As Rupert Brooke (1887-1915) in "1914: Peace": "Now, God be thanked Who has matched us with His hour, /...And caught our youth, and wakened us from sleeping." 15. The Everlasting Man, p. 171. It is likely that Chesterton drew his picture of Carthage largely...
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Dynamic of Destruction : Culture and Mass Killing in the First World War ...

Professor Alan Kramer - 2007 - 448 pagine
...'Peace' sentiments that paralleled those of German and Italian intellectuals •welcoming war: Now, God be thanked Who has matched us -with His hour,...songs and dreary, And all the little emptiness of love!6 Although Brooke's 'War Sonnets' immediately became popular in Britain, reflecting the mood of...
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Told in gallant stories: Erinnerungsbilder des Krieges in britischen Kinder ...

Dorothea Flothow - 2007 - 302 pagine
...sah etwa Rupert Brooke in "Peace" den Krieg als Aufbruch aus einer alten, degenerierten Welt: "Now God be thanked Who has matched us with His hour, /...made sure, clear eye, and sharpened power, / To turn, ńs swimmers into cleanness leaping, / Glad from a world grown old and cold and weary. / [...]." Vgl....
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