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British War Poetry in the Age of Romanticism 1793-1815
An electronic edition of Bennett's collection of 350 poems highlighting the complex attitudes to the wars of the period. Includes Bennett's original introduction & a new bibliography of poems not included in the original edition.
1813.2 The Soldier's Adieu
“Junius” The European Magazine, LXII (February, 1813), p. 141
Farewell to those fields where in childhood I wander'd,
And fresh as the morning I stray'd unconfin'd;
Farewell to that brook whose stream gently meander'd
Through the sweet-smiling valley I'm leaving behind.