Lily Green at the Town Hall Hospital, Oxford, item 18

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A scrap of paper.

Its echoes reached our Empire's shores:

Help came from heart and hand,

A thousand swords from sheaths unsprang

To guard the Motherland.

  _________ ,, _________

 

Thus one word raised the battle cry,

That rang o’er land and sea;

But ’twas England’s word

of honour,

That word 'Neutrality"

  _________ ,, _________

your’s sincerely

F.A. Read. 4.7.1914

 

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A scrap of paper.

Its echoes reached our Empire's shores:

Help came from heart and hand,

A thousand swords from sheaths unsprang

To guard the Motherland.

  _________ ,, _________

 

Thus one word raised the battle cry,

That rang o’er land and sea;

But ’twas England’s word

of honour,

That word 'Neutrality"

  _________ ,, _________

your’s sincerely

F.A. Read. 4.7.1914

 


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  • April 5, 2017 03:23:28 Cheryl Ellsworth

    A scrap of paper.

    Its echoes reached our Empire's shores:

    Help came from heart and hand,

    A thousand swords from sheaths unsprang

    To guard the Motherland.

      _________ ,, _________

     

    Thus one word raised the battle cry,

    That rang o’er land and sea;

    But ’twas England’s word

    of honour,

    That word 'Neutrality"

      _________ ,, _________

    your’s sincerely

    F.A. Read. 4.7.1914

     

  • March 24, 2017 22:04:14 Ancuta Zubascu

                                                 A scrap of paper.

    Its wchoes reached our Empires shores

    Help came from heart and hand,

    A thousands swords from sheaths unsprang

    To guard the   ... 

    Thus one word raised the battle cry,

    That rang o’er land and sea;

    But ’twas England’s word

                          of honour,

    That word Neutrality

                                             your’s sincerely

                                               F.A.Read. 4.7.1914

     


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