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British War Poetry in the Age of Romanticism 1793-1815, by Betty T. Bennet, Edited by Orianne Smith

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The Morning Chronicle (July 2, 1814)

The gunpowder dealers began to complain
The war being over, their labour was vain,
But they soon were informed, no contracts would cease,
If not wanted for war, 'twould be wasted in peace.

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September 2004