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Soldier, Rest! Thy Warfare O'Er,

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Soldier, rest! thy warfare o'er,
Sleep the sleep that knows not breaking:
Dream of battled fields no more,
Days of danger, nights of waking.
In our isle's enchanted hall,
Hands unseen thy couch are strewing,
Fairy strains of music fall,
Every sense in slumber dewing.
Soldier, rest! thy warfare o'er,
Dream of fighting fields no more:

Sleep the sleep that knows not breaking,
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Bill Wright 06 September 2016

This almost sounds like a war poem, very poignant.

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