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Henry Newbolt (1862 – 1938)


Early 20th century English poet, best known for "Vitai Lampada".
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Henry Newbolt
The work of the world must still be done,
And minds are many though truth be one.
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To set the cause above renown,
To love the game above the prize.
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Princes of courtesy, merciful, proud and strong.




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And it's not for the sake of a ribboned coat,
Or the selfish hope of a season's fame,
But his Captain's hand on his shoulder smote --
'Play up! play up! and play the game!'
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Drake, he's in his hammock till the great Armadas come,
(Captain, art tha sleepin' there below?)
Slung atween the roundshot, list'ning for the drum,
And dreamin' arl the time o' Plymouth Hoe.
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