Ambrose Bierce

(24 June 1842 - 26 December 1913 / Horse Cave Creek, Ohio)

An Inscription (For A Statue Of Napoleon, At West Point) - Poem by Ambrose Bierce

A famous conqueror, in battle brave,
Who robbed the cradle to supply the grave.
His reign laid quantities of human dust:
He fell upon the just and the unjust.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 28, 2012



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