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Nefarious War

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Last year we fought by the head-stream of the Sang-kan,
This year we are fighting on the Tsung-ho road.
We have washed our armor in the waves of the Chiao-chi lake,
We have pastured our horses on Tien-shan's snowy slopes.
The long, long war goes on ten thousand miles from home,
Our three armies are worn and grown old.

The barbarian does man-slaughter for plowing;
On this yellow sand-plains nothing has been seen but
blanched skulls and bones.

Where the Chin emperor built the walls against the Tartars,
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Ben Hunt 14 October 2020

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beacon fires. The beacon fires burn and never go out, There is no end to war! —

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* Sunprincess * 12 September 2015

....a most incredible write, love this one ? And the generals have accomplished nothing

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Tim Standridge 15 June 2007

....... read this Mr. Bush.....

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