Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, CBE MC was an English poet and author. He became known as a writer of satirical anti-war verse during World War I. He later won acclaim for his prose work.
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“Soldiers are dreamers; when the guns begin they think of firelit homes, clean beds, and wives”
“In me the tiger sniffs the rose.”
“Soldiers are citizens of death's grey land, drawing no dividend from time's tomorrows.”
“The song was wordless;/ The singing will never be done.”
“Man,it seemed,had been created to jab the life out of Germans.”
“And when the war is done and youth stone dead/ I'd toddle safely home and die - in bed.”
“His most rational response to my attempts at drawing him out about literature and art was 'I adore italics, don't you?'”
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