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Petra Spies South Africa (7/7/2006 4:15:00 PM)

I'm looking for a poem/lyric. My greatgrandmother used to recite this and my grandmother needs it desperately. We don't have the name of the author or title or even a verse.

It's about the uprising of India against the British Raj. Words in the poem include Turban, Clap/Boom, Scottish.

Basically it's about the revolt against English occupation, the english gets attacked and massacred but before all hope is lost a woman (english I suppose) hears the Scottish band(?) marching to their rescue.

I've spent hours today and yesterday searching. I'm not even sure that it can be found on the web.

If anyone can help me I'd be most grateful.

Sincerely,
Petra.

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  • Laura Burns Rookie - 1st Stage (9/22/2007 7:39:00 PM) Post reply

    You are getting this reply late, but the poem is 'The Siege of Lucknow' by John Greenleaf Whittier.

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