The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood, by Thomas Hood

The Volunteer.

“The clashing of my armor in my ears

Sounds like a passing bell; my buckler puts me

In mind of a bier; this, my broadsword, a pickaxe

To dig my grave.”

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