Other Men's Flowers: An Anthology of Poetry

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Archibald Percival Wavell Earl of Wavell
Jonathan Cape, 1944 - English poetry - 432 pages
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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

Wavell was a middling general --he could beat Italians but not Rommel -- but a great judge of poetry. Naturally the "good fighting" selections are excellent, but so are many non-fighting bits, such as ... Read full review

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A superb eclectic blend of poetry chosen by one of the Black Watch regiment's most illustrious soldiers, Sir Archibald Wavell. He could recite any one of them by memory and noted that many of the ... Read full review

Contents

THE HOUND OF HEAVEN Francis Thompson 1
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SWEET CONTENT Thomas Dekker
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GOOD FIGHTING
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