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Unformatted text preview: Glory and Greece, around me see! The Spartan, borne upon his shield, Was not more free. Awake! (not Greece -she is awake!) Awake, my spirit! Think through whom Thy life-blood tracks its parent lake, And then strike home! Tread those reviving passions down, Unworthy manhood! -unto thee Indifferent should the smile or frown Of beauty be. If thou regret'st thy youth, why live? The land of honourable death Is here: -up to the field, and give Away thy breath! Seek out -less often sought than found - A soldier's grave, for thee the best; Then look around, and choose thy ground, And take thy rest. “On my Eighteenth Year” By: Denise Rodriguez ENL4242...
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This note was uploaded on 06/05/2011 for the course MMC 3602 taught by Professor Suris during the Spring '10 term at FIU.
- Spring '10