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S George he was for England... - Wemyss's Appalling Hobby:
From the Party Guilty of Committing 'Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn'
S George he was for England...

as GKC did say.

England, Shagsper, brass bands … what more is wanted?

This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle,
This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars,
This other Eden, demi-paradise,
This fortress built by Nature for herself
Against infection and the hand of war,
This happy breed of men, this little world,
This precious stone set in the silver sea,
Which serves it in the office of a wall,
Or as a moat defensive to a house,
Against the envy of less happier lands;
This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England,
This nurse, this teeming womb of royal kings,
Fear'd by their breed, and famous by their birth
… This land of such dear souls, this dear, dear land,
Dear for her reputation through the world....

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froganon From: froganon Date: April 23rd, 2015 11:00 pm (UTC) (Link)

Great music! I like brass sorts of bands. I like most music and this in particular I found to be regal and beautiful! Thank you for this.
And the poem also.
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