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Famous quotes containing the words sir, henry and/or newbolt:

    Over Sir John’s hill,
    The hawk on fire hangs still;
    In a hoisted cloud, at drop of dusk, he pulls to his claws
    And gallows, up the rays of his eyes the small birds of the bay....
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    A straw vote only shows which way the hot air blows.
    —O. Henry [William Sydney Porter] (1862–1910)

    ‘Ye have robbed,’ said he, ‘ye have slaughtered and made an end,
    Take your ill-got plunder, and bury the dead:
    What will ye more of your guest and sometime friend?’
    ‘Blood for our blood,’ they said.
    —Sir Henry Newbolt (1862–1938)