Marching Men: War Verses
J. M. DENT & SONS, LTD.
J. M. DENT & SONS LTD.
Copyright, Canada, 1917
J. M. Dent & Sons, Limited
To the Memory of
H. H. S.
(First Contingent, C.E.F.)
who Fell in Action, September 18th, 1915, and of other "Very Gallant Gentlemen," who gave their lives for Canada
"To the innermost heart of their own land they are known,
As the stars are known to the night."
Flaring bugle, throbbing drum.
|'Tis Not the Will That's Wanted||11|
Would God that mine were better luck.
|When First He Put the Khaki On||13|
When first he put the khaki on.
Through all the anguish of these days.
|The Day He Went||15|
The morning dawned both bright and clear.
|Rocking in the Bay||16|
From my nook beneath the pine.
Soldier, be thy blade to-night.
|And They Were Young||20|
'Tis when you're young and life ascends.
|The Fields Are Green in Canada||21|
The fields are green in Canada.
|Oh, Not When April Wakes the Daffodils||23|
Oh, not when April wakes the daffodils.
|Children of England Yet to Be||24|
Children, children, yet unborn.
We know by many a tender token.
|A Great White Company||29|
A great white company.
|Pro Patria Mortui||31|
Say not they died for us.
Between the calling clamors of the day.
|To Our Beloved||33|
The hearts you knew in those unchallenged years.
|Leave Us Our Tears||35|
At your strong hands, O gallant men.
|In France's Flowered Fields||37|
In France's flowered fields they lie.
|Country of Mine||39|
Country of mine that gave me birth.