Songs of Action
This is a collection of poems by Arthur Conan Doyle centering around the theme of war, action and adventure.
First Page:SONGS OF ACTION
The Song Of The Bow Cremona The Storming Party The Frontier Line Corporal Dick's Promotion A Forgotten Tale Pennarby Mine A Rover Chanty A Ballad Of The Ranks A Lay Of The Links The Dying Whip Master H.M.S. 'Foudroyant' The Farnshire Cup The Groom's Story With the Chiddingfolds A Hunting Morning The Old Gray Fox 'Ware Holes The Home coming of the 'Eurydice' The Inner Room The Irish Colonel The Blind Archer A Parable A Tragedy The Passing The Franklin's Maid The Old Huntsman
THE SONG OF THE BOW
What of the bow? The bow was made in England: Of true wood, of yew wood, The wood of English bows; So men who are free Love the old yew tree And the land where the yew tree grows.
What of the cord? The cord was made in England: A rough cord, a tough cord, A cord that bowmen love; And so we will sing Of the hempen string And the land where the cord was wove.
What of the shaft? The shaft was cut in England: A long shaft, a strong shaft, Barbed and trim and true; So we'll drink all together To the grey goose feather And the land where the grey goose flew... Continue reading book >>
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