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PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2007 6:02 am 
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I know this is a bit vague but I recall bits of a poem that I suspect may be from WW1. All I can remember is a reference to a clock at half past three, possibly a church clock and something about tea. (that's to rhyme with three)

I could be totally up the wrong tree here but I think it refers to those who are left behind when the young men went to the Great War.

Very grateful for anything that might point me in the right direction.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 12, 2007 9:34 pm 
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Ah...methinks you MIGHT be referring to Rupert Brooke's poem, The Old Vicarage, Grantchester!:

Ah God! to see the branches stir
Across the moon at Grantchester!...
Say, do the elm-clumps greatly stand
Still guardians of that holy land?...
Say, is there Beauty yet to find?
And certainty? And Quiet kind?
Deep meadows yet, for to forget
The lies, and truths, and pain?... oh! yet
Stands the church clock at ten to three
And is there honey still for tea?


Is that it?

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