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First Line: They say: 'let there be no more war!'
Last Line: Now prove it once again!
Subject(s): Crete; Greco-turkish War (1897); Greece; Greeks

They say: "Let there be no more war!"
And straightway, at the word,
Along the Mediterranean shore,
The call to arms is heard.

Greece could not let her glory fade!
Although peace be in sight,
The race the Persian wars arrayed
Must fight one more good fight.

Greece! rise triumphant. Long ago
It was you proved to men,
A few may countless hosts o'erthrow:
Now prove it once again!

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