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Richard Chenevix Trench

(1807 - 1886 / Ireland)

Poems of Richard Chenevix Trench

1. After The Battle 1/1/2004
2. Harmosan 1/1/2004
3. In A Pass of Bavaria 1/1/2004
4. Sonnet 01 1/1/2004
5. Sonnet 02 1/1/2004
6. Sonnet 03 1/1/2004
7. Sonnet 04 1/1/2004
8. Sonnet 05 1/1/2004
9. The Onward Course 1/1/2004

After The Battle

WE crown’d the hard-won heights at length,
Baptiz’d in flame and fire;
We saw the foeman’s sullen strength,
That grimly made retire—

Saw close at hand, then saw more far
Beneath the battle-smoke
The ridges of his shatter’d war,
That broke and ever broke.

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