Mandalay

By the old Moulmein Pagoda, lookin’ eastward to the sea, There’s a Burma girl a-settin’, and I know she thinks o’ me; …

The White Man’s Burden

Take up the White man’s burden — Send forth the best ye breed — Go bind your sons to exile To serve …

The Thousandth Man

One man in a thousand, Solomon says, Will stick more close than a brother. And it’s worth while seeking him half your …

The Ballad Of East And West

Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God’s …

If You Can Keep Your Head

If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust …

Gunga Din

You may talk o’ gin and beer When you’re quartered safe out ‘ere, An’ you’re sent to penny-fights an’ Aldershot it; But …

Gentlemen Rankers

To the legion of the lost ones, to the cohort of the damned, To my brethren in their sorrow overseas, Sings a …

Fuzzy Wuzzy

We’ve fought with many men acrost the seas, An’ some of ’em was brave an’ some was not: The Paythan an’ the …

Danny Deever

“What are the bugles blowin’ for?” said Files-on-Parade. “To turn you out, to turn you out”, the Colour-Sergeant said. “What makes you …

Boots Boots

We’re foot-slog-slog-slog-sloggin’ over Africa – Foot-foot-foot-foot-sloggin’ over Africa – (Boots-boots-boots-boots-movin’ up an’ down again!) There’s no discharge in the war! Seven-six-eleven-five-nine-an’-twenty mile …