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Subject: SOUTH AFRICAN WAR
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A CHRISTMAS GHOST-STORY; CHRISTMAS-EVE 1899, by THOMAS HARDY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: South of the line, inland from far durban
Last Line: But tarries yet the cause for which he died.'
Subject(s): Boer War; Christmas; South African War; Nativity, The


A WIFE IN LONDON, by THOMAS HARDY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She sits in the tawny vapour
Last Line: And of new love that they would learn.
Subject(s): Boer War; South African War


AT THE WAR OFFICE, LONDON, by THOMAS HARDY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Last year I called this world of gaingivings
Last Line: From ind to occident.
Subject(s): Boer War; South African War


BOSTON TO THE BOERS, by CINCINNATUS HEINE MILLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sword of gideon, sword of god
Last Line: That red, dread day at bunker hill.
Alternate Author Name(s): Miller, Joaquin
Subject(s): Boer War; South African War


DEPARTURE, by THOMAS HARDY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: While the far farewell music thins and fails
Last Line: Bondslave to realms, but circle earth and seas?'
Subject(s): Boer War; South African War


DRUMMER HODGE, by THOMAS HARDY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They throw in drummer hodge, to rest
Last Line: His stars eternally.
Variant Title(s): The Dead Drummer
Subject(s): Boer War; Travel; War; South African War; Journeys; Trips


EMBARCATION, by THOMAS HARDY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here, where vespasian's legions struck the sands
Last Line: As if they knew not that they weep the while.
Subject(s): Boer War; South African War


JOCK, by ANDREW BARTON PATERSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There's a soldier that's been doing of his share
Last Line: Of the jocks!
Alternate Author Name(s): Paterson, 'banjo'
Subject(s): Boer War; Soldiers; South African War


JOHNNY BOER, by ANDREW BARTON PATERSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Men fight all shapes and sizes as the racing horses run
Last Line: And we'll be running after him with our little maxim gun.
Alternate Author Name(s): Paterson, 'banjo'
Subject(s): Boer War; Courage; Guns; Proverbs; South African War; Valor; Bravery; Maxims; Adages


ON THE EXTINCTION OF THE BOER REPUBLICS, by CHARLES WHITWORTH WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Whilst we debate upon their overthrow
Last Line: But do thou justice first and last of all!
Alternate Author Name(s): Cayzer, Charles
Subject(s): Boer War; Great Britain - Politics & Government; Patriotism; South African War


PEACE ON THE TREATY IN SOUTH AFRICA IN 1902, by FRANCIS THOMPSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Peace: - as a dawn that flares
Last Line: Let these, that speak not, be the loudest heard!
Subject(s): Boer War; Peace; South African War


RANK AND FILE, by HENRY AUSTIN DOBSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O undistinguished dead!
Last Line: This is your fame!
Alternate Author Name(s): Dobson, Austin
Subject(s): Boer War; South African War


SONG OF THE SOLDIERS' WIVES AND SWEETHEARTS, by THOMAS HARDY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: At last! In sight of home again
Last Line: But quicken it to prime!
Subject(s): Boer War; Women; South African War


THE COLONEL'S SOLILOQUY, by THOMAS HARDY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The quay recedes. Hurrah! Ahead we go!
Last Line: Things may not be as then.'
Subject(s): Boer War; War; South African War


THE GOING OF THE BATTERY; WIVES' LAMENTS, by THOMAS HARDY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O it was sad enough, weak enough, mad enough
Last Line: Wait we, in trust, what time's fulness shall show.
Subject(s): Boer War; South African War


THE SICK BATTLE-GOD, by THOMAS HARDY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In days when men found joy in war
Last Line: The battle-god is god no more.
Subject(s): Boer War; South African War


THE SLAIN (IN THE BOER WAR), by WILLIAM WATSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Partners in silence, mates in noteless doom
Last Line: And cold adjudication of the dust.
Alternate Author Name(s): Watson, John William
Subject(s): Boer War; Death; South African War; Dead, The


THE SOLDIER'S SONG, by HERBERT TRENCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I heard a soldier sing some trifle
Last Line: Out in the veldt, alone?
Subject(s): Boer War; Soldiers; South African War


THE SOULS OF THE SLAIN, by THOMAS HARDY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The thick lids of night closed upon me
Last Line: Sea-mutterings and me.
Subject(s): Boer War; South African War