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The Veteran By William Henry Ogilvie

The Veteran He asks no favour from the Field, no forward place demands Save what he claims by fearless heart and light and dainty hands;…

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The First Flight By William Henry Ogilvie

The First Flight While there’s one on his feet with a tale to repeat And another is sampling a drink, The eager First Flight have…

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As They Come By William Henry Ogilvie

As They Come Right and left the leaders wheel, Seeking gap and gate, Catch his head and give him heel! Ride your country straight! Fences…

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The Men Of The Open Spaces By William Henry Ogilvie

The Men Of The Open Spaces These are the men with the sun-tanned faces and the keen far-sighted eyes- the men of the open spaces,…

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The Stable Path By William Henry Ogilvie

The Stable Path The last red rose on the arch has faded, The border has mourned for its last white flower; The dahlias droop where…

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The Happiest Man In England By William Henry Ogilvie

The Happiest Man In England The happiest man in England rose an hour before the dawn; The stars were in the purple and the dew…

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Biddy, Be Kind! By William Henry Ogilvie

Biddy, Be Kind! Now what do you want to be playing about for, Reefing and reaching your head for the bit? This is the gentlest…

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The Pilot By William Henry Ogilvie

The Pilot Time was when the sportsman, with chivalrous care, Would find a safe line for his follower fair, And clearing the double stiff-planted and…

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To One Of Our Wounded By William Henry Ogilvie

To One Of Our Wounded Old Man, by your broad contented grin And the gleam in your quiet eyes, You are back with ‘Jorrocks’ and…

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The Game Of Our Hearts By William Henry Ogilvie

The Game Of Our Hearts This is the game of our hearts! Foot to the stirrup! Away! Care with the night departs, Joy comes in…

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