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Sir Charles Wyndham

Author : Thomas Edgar Pemberton
ISBN : UCAL:$B113053
Genre : Actors
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Sir Charles Wyndham

Author : Florence Teignmouth Shore
ISBN : STANFORD:36105037209900
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Sir Charles Wyndham Classic Reprint

Author : Florence Teignmouth Shore
ISBN : 0260937347
Genre : Drama
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Excerpt from Sir Charles Wyndham It is not a pretty job to be an army surgeon in time of war, and anything less like his dreams of an artistic career can scarcely be imagined. It was a grim and painful experience. Speaking in 1899, at a banquet given by the London Eccentric Club, Wyndham made an eloquent appeal on behalf of the soldiers then fighting in South Africa, and in the course of his speech said Some stray records may have reached your ears of a time when, not with bayonet and rifle, but with bandages, probes and chloroform, I served with the Federal forces during the longest and most bitter conflict of modern days. Then I learned for the first time, and at first hand, what war really means, war - which if it does not make life worth the living, at least makes death worth the dying Whose sunlight is fame and glory whose clouds are suffering and death in the fields - sorrow and want in the home - the home abandoned by the soldier at his country's call. I had opportunities of watching the soldier under every kind of Circum stance, in fair weather and in foul - now flushed with victory, now grimly patient under reverse. I have heard his wild shout in the fury of onset, and watched him set his teeth in the stern quietude of desperate resistance. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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British Political Leaders

Author : Keith Laybourn
ISBN : 9781576070437
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Alphabetically arranged entries profile 198 people who filled the top four offices of the British state and the post of secretary of state for the colonies between 1730 and the present.
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The Parliamentary Debates

Author : Great Britain. Parliament
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