I saw him stab And stab again A well-killed Boche.
1919 NakedWarriors,'The Scene of War, 4.The HappyWarrior'.
This is the happy warrior, This is he.Sir Herbert Edward Read
It is defiant the desperate act of men too profoundly convinced of the rottenness of our civilization to want to save a shred of its respectability.Sir Herbert Edward Read
But one thing we learned: there is no glory in the deed Until the soldier wears a badge of tarnished braid.Sir Herbert Edward Read
It will be a gay world. There will be lights everywhere except in the minds of men, and the fall of the last civilization will not be heard above the din.Sir Herbert Edward Read