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CLIFTON CHAPEL

AND OTHER SCHOOL POEMS

BY

HENRY NEW BOLT

LONDON
JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET

PAFVARD COLLEGES 23466, 4.18

MAY 26 1925
LERARY

Welsh fund

PRINTED BY
HAZELL, WATSON AND VINEY, LD,

LONDON AND AYLESBURY.

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O STRENGTH DIVINE OF ROMAN DAYS,

O SPIRIT OF THE AGE OF FAITH,
GO WITH OUR SONS ON ALL THEIR WAYS,

WHEN WE LONG SINCE ARE DUST AND WRAITH.

CLIFTON CHAPEL

This is the Chapel : here, my son,
Your father thought the thoughts of

youth,
And heard the words that one by one

The touch of Life has turned to truth.

Here, in a day that is not far,

You too may speak with noble ghosts Of manhood and the vows of war

You made before the Lord of Hosts.

To set the Cause above renown,

To love the game beyond the prize, To honour, while you strike him down, The foe that comes with fearless eyes :

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