Alfred Noyes

(16 September 1880 – 25 June 1958 / Wolverhamton)

Alfred Noyes Quotes

    Princeton, May, 1917

    Here Freedom stood by slaughtered friend and foe,
    And, ere the wrath paled or that sunset died,
    Looked through the ages; then, with eyes aglow,
    Laid them to wait that future, side by side.

    (Lines for a monument to the American and British soldiers of the Revolutionary War who fell on the Princeton battlefield and were buried in one grave.)

    Now lamp-lit gardens in the blue dusk shine
    Through dogwood, red and white;

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