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Robert Bridges, ed. (1844–1930).  The Spirit of Man: An Anthology.  1916.
 
From a South Indian Tamil book of poems

Anonymous
 
THEY 1 truly live who yield their lives fighting against the foe in the fierce battle amid the flash of swords and the whirling of the spear:  1
  The men of ancient race that were foremost in the fight wielding their swords; who stood in the mellay as some mountain-top rises above the flood: What wonder if their glory liveth when all dissemblers have passed away!  2
 
Note 1. From a South Indian Tamil book of poems (Tr. by Pope). See No. 17. [back]
 
 
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