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by Edgar, Marriott
...I'll tell you the tale of an old country pub 
As fancied itself up to date,
It had the word " Garage" wrote on t' stable door 
And a petrol pump outside the gate.

The " George and the Dragon" were t' name of the pub, 
And it stood in a spot wild and bleak,
Where nowt ever seemed to be passing that way
Except Carrier's cart once a week.

The Carrier's cart were a sturdy old Ford
And its driver were known as " Old...Read More

by Service, Robert William
 With gulping from the grass:
Since then, although I lie awake
 I have not seen it pass.

Well, that's the scoring up to date:
 And as I read a text
From Job to justify my hate
 I wonder who'll be next?
Somehow I feel that one must die,
 Ma Green or I....Read More

by Lewis, C S
...Hard light bathed them-a whole nation of eyeless men, 
Dark bipeds not aware how they were maimed. A long 
Process, clearly, a slow curse,
Drained through centuries, left them thus.

At some transitional stage, then, a luckless few, 
No doubt, must have had eyes after the up-to-date, 
Normal type had achieved snug
Darkness, safe from the guns of he...Read More

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