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Post by aradlaw » October 28th, 2016, 7:36 pm

In The Trenches by Thomas O'Hagan (1855 - 1939).

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This Poem is dedicated to all Service Men & Women in this week of Remembrance.
Dr. O'Hagan writes with a clear eye, a sane mind, and a sensitive heart. While agreeing in the main with Walter de
la Mare, that "every book lives or perishes by virtue or default of its artistic sincerity," we feel disposed to add that the personality of the author has much to do with the popularity and life of his book.
W. R. HARRIS. - AN APPRECIATION - The Collected Poems of Thomas O'Hagan, McClelland & Stewart 1922
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In The Trenches by Thomas O'Hagan, read for LibriVox.org by [your name].
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ALL day the guns belched fire and death
And filled the hours with gloom;
The fateful music smote the sky-
In tremulous bars of doom ;
But as the evening stars came forth
A truce to death and strife,
There rose from hearts of patriot love
A tender song of life.

A song of home and fireside
Swelled on the evening air,
And men forgot their battle line,
Its carnage and dark care ;
The soldier dropp'd his rifle
And joined the choral song,
As high above the tide of war
It swept and pulsed along.

That night while sleeping where the stars
Look down upon the Meuse,
Where Teuton valor coped with Frank,
Where rained most deadly dews,
A soldier youth in khaki clad,
Rock'd where the Maples grow,
Smiled in his dream and saw again
The blue St. Lawrence flow.


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Post by Lordanon » November 7th, 2016, 2:45 pm

Completed reading for "In The Trenches"

https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/inthetrenches_ohagan_ln_128kb.mp3 (1:31)
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Post by aradlaw » November 7th, 2016, 3:47 pm

Thank you Brent and Lee-Ann. :thumbs:
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Post by aradlaw » November 8th, 2016, 9:47 am

Here's my reading, could someone please take a listen. :wink:
https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/inthetrenches_ohagan_dl_128kb.mp3
1:21
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Post by brucek » November 9th, 2016, 7:12 am

Hi David,

Yours is good, except in line 4 at 00:17 I'm hearing "tremendous" instead of "tremulous."

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Post by aradlaw » November 9th, 2016, 7:26 pm

Thank you Bruce and Maria. :thumbs:

Thanks for the PL Bruce, edited file uploaded.
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Post by Veggrower » November 10th, 2016, 8:42 am

Hi, David - here's my reading, with a length of 1:30:

https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/inthetrenches_ohagan_gb_128kb.mp3

Thanks,

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Post by aradlaw » November 10th, 2016, 8:52 am

Thank you Garth. :thumbs:
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Post by aradlaw » November 10th, 2016, 4:41 pm

Thank you Lee Ann. :D
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Post by English Andrew » November 11th, 2016, 7:28 am

Live in a Life + 70 or Life + 50 country? Record with us on legamus.eu too. It's like LibriVox but for those who obey different ridiculous rules on what's public domain.

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