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General Roberts In Afghanistan

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'Twas in the year of 1878, and. the winter had set in,
Lord Roberts and the British Army their march did begin,
On their way to Afghanistan to a place called Cabul;
And the weather was bitter cold and the rivers swollen and full.

And the enemy were posted high up amongst the hills,
And when they saw the British, with fear their blood thrills;
The savages were camped on the hillsides in war array,
And occupying a strong position which before the British lay.
And viewed from the front their position was impregnable,
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Dr Antony Theodore 23 June 2020
With an army about seven thousand strong, He spread death and desolation all along. All that is praised need not be morally good and great. tony
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