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" And ye vaunted your fathomless power, and ye flaunted your iron pride, Ere — ye fawned on the Younger Nations for the men who could shoot and ride! "
Inventing Australia: Images and Identity, 1688-1980 - Page 79
by Richard White - 1981 - 205 pages
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The Living Age, Volume 244

1905
...mournful volume the consciousness of failure. In the one is the Jealousy OT the discarded favorite:— And ye vaunted your fathomless power and ye flaunted...returned to your trinkets; then ye contented your soul With the flanneled fools at the wicket and the muddied oafs at the goal. In the other is the dignity...
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The Review of Reviews, Volume 25

William Thomas Stead - 1902
...carried on the present war : — And ye sent them comfits and pictures to help them harry your foe. And ye vaunted your fathomless power, and ye flaunted...Ere ye fawned on the Younger Nations for the men who coaM shoot and ride ! Then ye returned to your trinkets ; then ye contented your souls With the flannelled...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 12

Literature - 1904
...imagery grotesque and unrefined. but shrewdly just and impressive in its very crudeness and biutal force: Then ye returned to your trinkets ; then ye contented your souls With the flanneled fools at the wicktts or the muddied oafs at the goals. If excessive devotion to playing-fields...
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The Pacific Monthly: A Magazine of Education and Progress, Volumes 7-8

William Bittle Wells, Lute Pease - West (U.S.) - 1902
...field. He then attacks the vogue of athleticism. The following lines have excited storms of criticism : Then ye returned to your trinkets; then ye contented your souls With the flanneled fools at the wicket or the muddied oafs at the goals. The latter portion of the poem is an...
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The Boer Fight for Freedom

Michael Davitt - South African War, 1899-1902 - 1902 - 603 pages
...the fact that they gave aid to a seemingly hopeless cause at a time when England, to quote Kipling, " Fawned on the Younger Nations for the men who could shoot and ride." THE BOER FIGHT FOR FREEDOM THE HOLLANDER CORPS This body of volunteers was the largest of the foreign...
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Deutsche Revue: Eine Monatsschrift, Volumes 1-2; Volume 28

1903
...SRubtjarb ЙфКпд l)at polifommen red)t, toenn er in feinem ©ebidjte „The Islanders11 aulruft: And ye vaunted your fathomless power and ye flaunted...your trinkets; then ye contented your souls With the flanneled fools at the wicket or the muddied oafs at the goals. Sa, tuer (Snglanbš gefdjicfjtlidjen...
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The Five Nations

Rudyard Kipling - English literature - 1903 - 215 pages
...but ye said, "The end is close." And ye sent them comfits and pictures to help them harry your foes, And ye vaunted your fathomless power, and ye flaunted...Younger Nations for the men who could shoot and ride! The Five Nations. ' I Then ye returned to your trinkets; then ye contented your souls With the flannelled...
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The Five Nations

Rudyard Kipling - English literature - 1903 - 215 pages
...but ye said, "The end is close." And ye sent them comfits and pictures to help them harry your foes, And ye vaunted your fathomless power, and ye flaunted your iron pride, Ere—ye fawned on the Younger Nations for the men who could shoot and ride! Tht Five Nations. ' I...
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The Independent Review, Volume 1

Edward Jenks - 1904
...us with the smirk on our faces ? There is another sudden change of temper in The Islanders : — " And ye vaunted your fathomless power, and ye flaunted...Younger Nations for the men who could shoot and ride." It is instructive to compare this with lines written only a few years before in The Song of the English...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 12

Literature - 1904
...imagery grotesque and unrefined, but shrewdly just and impressive in its very crudeness and biutal force: Then ye returned to your trinkets; then ye contented your souls With the flanneled fools at the wickets or the muddied oafs at the goals. If excessive devotion to playing-fields...
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