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Briton v. Boer. LOQUITUR BRITON. Old England's sons are all aflame With chaste and good desire We wish to banish every shame From earth—we're all afire, To civilise the Boers, and be Thy Pioneers, Philanthropy! What matter though the land be theirs ? A right they justly hold- What mattei though our motive be The lust and greed for gold ? We hide all this, and say that we Are urged on by Philanthropy We send the soldier to his doom And then we call it Glory." That he should lie upon the veldt, With wounds both grim and gory— Or dead-of course such things must be, To aid thee, sweet Philanthropy! And when we gain, as gain we must, The land for which we pine It matters not that, in the dust, So many men recline! 'Tis well for them, because, you see, They're martyrs to Philanthropy. JOHN BLACKBURN, May, 1900. Aberystwyth. The writer, the Rev. Father Blackburn, was among those who suffered in Kimberley during the siege. He took part in the defence, was wounded in the leg by a bullet, and fell a victim to fever, from the effects of which he is now, fortunately, recovering.

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