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At the going down of the sun..

If I should die, think only this of me:
That there's some corner of a foreign field
That is for ever England. There shall be
In that rich earth a richer dust concealed;
A dust whom England bore, shaped, made aware,
Gave, once, her flowers to love, her ways to roam,
A body of England's, breathing English air,
Washed by the rivers, blest by suns of home.

And think, this heart, all evil shed away,
A pulse in the eternal mind, no less
Gives somewhere back the thoughts by England given;
Her sights and sounds; dreams happy as her day;
And laughter, learnt of friends; and gentleness,
In hearts at peace, under an English heaven.

Rupert Brooke, War Sonnet V, The Soldier

Comments

Amen.

England doesnt exist anymore.

Labour's Invaders are pushing the English out.

Do the English deserve our sympathy? Afterall, they did vote Labour.

People can be quite stupid, the 'English' as some people think they are have not existed for thousands of years.

When we (england) stood alone in 1939-1941, the future of the whole world was in the balance, by dogged determination the enemy was held at bay, when the allies mounted the invasion of europe on D-day it was from ENGLAND, without ENGLAND as that base we would all be speaking german, dont you ever forget what ENGLAND (alone, cos the USA only wanted to sell us supplies till Pearl Harbour) yes ENGLAND did for the world......

(with all due respects to the canadians, yanks, anzacs, gurkhas, etc, free polish) who were here from day one and got stuck in)

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