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The Anglo-Saxon Review (Volume 3) (Paperback) Loot Price: R356
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The Anglo-Saxon Review (Volume 3) (Paperback): Randolph Spencer Churchill, Lady Randolph Spencer Churchill

The Anglo-Saxon Review (Volume 3) (Paperback)

Randolph Spencer Churchill, Lady Randolph Spencer Churchill

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: God, come quick.' Otherwise men seemed to consider that their hurts were not worthy of particular attention. A number of people got killed very courteously, tacitly absolving the rest of us from any care in the matter. A man fell; he turned blue; his face took on an expression of deep sorrow; and then his immediate friends worried about him, if he had friends. This was July i. I crave the permission to leap back again to that date. On the morning of July 2, I sat on San Juan hill and watched Lawton's division come up. I was absolutely sheltered, but still where I could look into the faces of men who were trotting up under fire. There wasn't a high heroic face among them. They were all men intent on business. That was all. It may seem to you that I am trying to make everything a squalor. That would be wrong. I feel that things were often sublime. But they were differently sublime. They were not of our shallow and preposterous fictions. They stood out in a simple, majestic commonplace. It was the behaviour of men on the street. It was the behaviour of men. In one way, each man was just pegging along at the heels of the man before him, who was pegging along at the heels of still another man who? It was that in the flat and obvious way. In another way it was pageantry, the pageantry of the accomplishment of naked duty. One cannot speak of it?the spectacle of the common man serenely doing his work, his appointed work. It is the one thing in the universe which makes one fling expression to the winds and be satisfied to simply feel. Thus they moved at San Juan?the soldiers of the United States Regular Army. One pays them the tribute of the toast of silence. Lying near one of the enemy's trenches was a red-headed Spanish corpse. I wonder how many hundreds were cognisant of this re...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Randolph Spencer Churchill • Lady Randolph Spencer Churchill
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 110
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-06801-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-06801-4
Barcode: 9780217068017

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