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The Burial

Rating: 3.0
C. F. Rhodes, buried in the Matoppos, April 10, 1902

When that great Kings return to clay,
Or Emperors in their pride,
Grief of a day shall fill a day,
Because its creature died.
But we -- we reckon not with those
Whom the mere Fates ordain,
This Power that wrought on us and goes
Back to the Power again.
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Stephen West 25 July 2008
Oh yes, it's twee and tweedy But doesn't this great mind get within the smaller minds under flat caps? So few appreciations of the ordinary men who elevated more important personages to a greatness. So little appreciation that without the toil of the common man the generals, governers, dukes and earls might have achieved little Kipling understood.....
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