Siegfried Sassoon Quotes

Those whispering guns—O Christ, I want to go out And screech at them to stop—I'm going crazy; I'm going stark, staring mad because of the guns.
Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967), British poet. Repression of War Experience (l. 36-38). . . Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, The. Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair, eds. (2d ed., 1988) W. W. Norton & Company.
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And it's been proved that soldiers don't go mad Unless they lose control of ugly thoughts That drive them out to jabber among the trees.
Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967), British poet. Repression of War Experience (l. 6-8). . . Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, The. Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair, eds. (2d ed., 1988) W. W. Norton & Company.
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You are too young to fall asleep for ever; And when you sleep you remind me of the dead.
Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967), British poet. The Dug-out (l. 7-8). . . Our Holidays in Poetry. Mildred P. Harrington and Josephine H. Thomas, comps. (1929) The H. W. Wilson Company.
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"He's a cheery old card," grunted Harry to Jack As they slogged up to Arras with rifle and pack.
Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967), British poet. The General (l. 5-6). . . Oxford Book of Light Verse, The. W. H. Auden, ed. (1938) Oxford University Press.
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But he did for them both by his plan of attack.
Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967), British poet. The General. . . Oxford Book of Light Verse, The. W. H. Auden, ed. (1938) Oxford University Press.
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In me the tiger sniffs the rose.
Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967), British poet. The Heart's Journey, no. 7 (1928).
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At last, with sweat of horror in his hair, He climbed through darkness to the twilight air, Unloading hell behind him step by step.
Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967), British poet. The Rear-Guard (l. 23-25). . . Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, The. Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair, eds. (2d ed., 1988) W. W. Norton & Company.
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