Sunday, May 27, 2018

"Before Marching, and After" by Thomas Hardy

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May 27, 2018

Before Marching, and After

Thomas Hardy

About This Poem


"Before Marching, and After" was published in Selected Poems of Thomas Hardy (Macmillan, 1916).


Thomas Hardy was born in Dorset, England, in 1840. His books include Poems of the Past and the Present (Harper & Brothers, 1902) and Satires of Circumstance: Lyrics and Reveries with Miscellaneous Pieces (Macmillan, 1914). Hardy died in 1928.


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