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The Kid Has Gone to the Colors, and Other Verse William Herschell

The Kid Has Gone to the Colors, and Other Verse

William Herschell

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781331808091
Paperback
152 pages
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Excerpt from The Kid Has Gone to the Colors, and Other VerseThe Kid Has Gone To The ColorsThe Kid has gone to the ColorsAnd we dont know what to say-The Kid we have loved and cuddledStepped out for the Flag to-day.We thought him a child, a babyMoreExcerpt from The Kid Has Gone to the Colors, and Other VerseThe Kid Has Gone To The ColorsThe Kid has gone to the ColorsAnd we dont know what to say-The Kid we have loved and cuddledStepped out for the Flag to-day.We thought him a child, a babyWith never a care at all,But his country called him man-sizeAnd the Kid has heard the call.He paused to watch the recruiting,Where, fired by the fife and drum,He bowed his head to Old GloryAnd thought that it whispered: Come!The Kid, not being a slacker,Stood forth with patriot-joyTo add his name to the rosterAnd God, were proud of the boy!About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.