Lo, all our pomp of yesterday …

Far-called our navies melt away;
On dune and headland sinks the fire:
Lo, all our pomp of yesterday
Is one with Nineveh and Tyre!
Judge of the Nations, spare us yet,
Lest we forget—lest we forget!

Excerpt from Recessional by Rudyard Kipling. Artist: Yuri Shwedoff. Click on the picture for a larger version.

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