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Te Deum laudamus :- mmxvi

That the Lord hath spared His disputatious people the rod of Babylon and the ire of Egypt; He hath shown His people a mercy none deserved to be shown; For He alone hath revived that exiled branch of Is-ra-el long … Continue reading

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The Prisoner

The difference between a prison cell and an open meadow on a bright Summer’s day is, all the pain all the exhaustion all the waiting all the longing all the desire all the determination all the suffering all the endurance, … Continue reading

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The Cynic & The Liar

Said the Cynic to The Liar- ” I know your game and what you do “, Said the Liar to The Cynic- ” If that is so then what does it matter to you? “, Replied the Cynic to The … Continue reading

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The Skies Above Kent, 1940

Who shall make manifest again the courage of Lionheart? who will make their way to the cockpit of the Hurricane? who shall glance upward at adversarial skies abuzz with intruders and not blanch? A radio’s circumspect utterance that there might … Continue reading

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Empires Falling

Forever falling falling into the far below , far far below where the embers glow ; Falling from grace grace and favour favour ,renown and that glory they once grasped made their own , adorning it with their songs and … Continue reading

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Kyrie Eleison ( The Video )

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Waterloo

Two and a half miles square , five hundred Guns ; the Black ,the Red ,the White,the Blue , sixty thousand Horses ; bloodied ,torn and tattered , two hundred thousand Men ; gouged by grapeshot ,gored by bayonet , … Continue reading

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