Friday, January 3, 2003

How Sleep The Brave Comments

Rating: 3.2

Bitterly, England must thou grieve
Though none of these poor men who died
But did within his soul believe
That death for thee was glorified.


Walter de la Mare
Elizabeth Newark 31 December 2005

I'm going back to my school days to revive my memories of Walter de la Mare. Where HOW SLEEP THE BRAVE is concerned I find the title far more impressive than the poem. I really don't recognize the poem at all. Has the title been used by other writers? Does it in fact stand by itself?

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