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Awake! Young Men of England


OH! give me the strength of the Lion,
The wisdom of reynard the Fox
And then Iíll hurl troops at the Germans
And give them the hardest of knocks.

Oh! think of the War Lordís mailed fist,
That is striking at England today:
And think of the lives that our soldiers
Are fearlessly throwing away.

Awake! Oh you young men of England,
For if, when your Countryís in need,
You do not enlist by the thousand,
You truly are cowards indeed.

George Orwell