1896 in poetry

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— closing lines of Rudyard Kipling's If—, first published this year

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Smart lad, to slip betimes away
From fields where glory does not stay
And early though the laurel grows
It withers quicker than the rose.

Eyes the shady night has shut
Cannot see the record cut,
And silence sounds no worse than cheers
After earth has stopped the ears:
-- Lines 9-16

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Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:


Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

See also[edit]

Rudyard Kipling in his study, about this year


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