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The Bard

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'Ruin seize thee, ruthless King!
Confusion on thy banners wait,
Tho' fanned by Conquest's crimson wing
They mock the air with idle state.
Helm, nor Hauberk's twisted mail,
Nor even thy virtues, Tyrant, shall avail
To save thy secret soul from nightly fears,
From Cambria'sÊ curse, from Cambria's tears!'
Such were the sounds, that o'er the crested pride
Of the first Edward scatter'd wild dismay, 10
As down the steep of Snowdon's shaggy sideÊ
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One of the best poems by Thomas Gray.........
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Edward Kofi Louis 24 May 2019
Card, yard! With the muse of the Bard. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Ramesh T A 24 May 2019
The made of bard prophesying the doom and downfall of a tyrant king and his kingdom is wonderfully depicted by the master poet Thomas Gray! A classical poem to read! Thanks for sharing here!
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Kumarmani Mahakul 26 March 2019
Rudy drops melt in amazing heart. Deep in the roaring tide endless night dance and sings. This is an amazing poem very brilliantly penned. Reading a poem penned and posted in in 2001 we get immense pleasure.
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