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And here is the whole thing, written at a time when Great Britain was the worlds superpower. I had the name wrong. The occasion was, I believe, Victorias Diamond Jubilee. The Royal Navy had a policy of maintaining strength greater than the next two naval powers combined. Anyhow, note the third and fourth verses.
Rudyard Kipling - Recessional
God of our fathers, known of old, Lord of our far-flung battle-line, Beneath whose awful Hand we hold Dominion over palm and pine Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget lest we forget!
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jmfbahciv If the Consbreastution doesn't apply to your enemies, then aren't you ALWAYS "in a situation" where your enemies don't abide by...
The tumult and the shouting dies; The Captains and the Kings depart: Still stands Thine ancient sacrifice, An humble and a contrite heart. Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget lest we forget!
Far-called, our navies melt away; On dune and headland sinks the fire: Lo, all our pomp of yesterday Is one with Nineveh and Tyre! Judge of the Nations, spare us yet, Lest we forget lest we forget!
If, drunk with sight of power, we loose Wild tongues that have not Thee in awe, Such boastings as the Gentiles use, Or lesser breeds without the Law Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget lest we forget!
For heathen heart that puts her trust In reeking tube and iron shard, All valiant dust that builds on dust, And guarding, calls not Thee to guard, For frantic boast and foolish word Thy mercy on Thy People, Lord!
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