Francis Ledwidge

(19 August 1887 – 31 July 1917 / Janeville, Slane)

Soliloquy - Poem by Francis Ledwidge

When I was young I had a care
Lest I should cheat me of my share
Of that which makes it sweet to strive
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Comments about Soliloquy by Francis Ledwidge

  • Mizzy ........ (8/26/2016 5:00:00 PM)

    Another brilliant Irish poet......Superb! (Report)Reply

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  • (6/4/2009 3:53:00 PM)

    Yet again the last line is missing... that is just such a shame cos the whole poem gets ruined! ! ! !

    Last line:

    Whence honour turns away in shame.

    The British took away the last line to use the poem as propaganda. Shame on them!
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