An Extract of Reflection
The meanderings of a muddled mind
Wednesday, 15 May 2019
Who will be the Heroes Then?
When this old world, her task has done, When shines no more yon setting sun, When trumpet blast calls forth all men, Say, – who will ...
Wednesday, 17 April 2019
Amidst the varied scenes through which we trace The lot wherein our passing years are cast, Time keeps unchanged each sacred restin...
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Burial at Sea
From his room to the deck they brought him drest — For his funeral rites, at his own request, With his boots and stock and garments on...
Wednesday, 20 February 2019
A Visit to Belgium (1919)
MANY TOWNS A MASS OF RUINS The worthy Editor of "The Witness" has asked me to give some of my experiences of my recent visit...
Wednesday, 13 February 2019
Sunset on the Sea
The shadows of eve were falling, and coldly the night wind blew; The sky was a dusky crimson that faded to smoky blue; And t...
Wednesday, 2 January 2019
"Ah! when shall all men’s good Be each man’s rule, and universal peace Lie like a shaft of light across the land?" — Ten...
Wednesday, 19 December 2018
'Neath the shining of the Star, Peace hath broken her treasure jar, Spread her gracious gifts afar. From the darkness comes the ...
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