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For All We Have And Are

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For all we have and are,
For all our children's fate,
Stand up and meet the war.
The Hun is at the gate!
Our world has passed away
In wantonness o'erthrown.
There is nothing left to-day
But steel and fire and stone.

Though all we knew depart,

The old commandments stand:
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Alli Savercool 21 July 2010

It is wonderful, but it doesn't simply ask for peace. It demands that we go out and defend peace and liberty if anyone tries to attack that peace and liberty. So, in a way, it's a call to war in defense of peace.

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