Prose & Poetry - The Muse in Arms - Chivalry of Sport
First published in London in November 1917 and reprinted in February 1918 The Muse in Arms comprised, in the words of editor E. B. Osborne:
"A collection of war poems, for the most part written in the field of action, by seamen, soldiers, and flying men who are serving, or have served, in the Great War".
Of the book's total of 131 poems this category - Chivalry of Sport - contains eight. Each can be accessed using the sidebar to the right. Each of the poems in Chivalry of Sport deal with aspects relating to field or country sports.
Summarised below is a list of the poems available within this category:
- George U. Robins - The Soldier's Game
- Colwyn Phillips - Racing Rhymes
- R. W. Sterling - The River Bathe
- Julian Grenfell - To A Black Greyhound
- Julian Grenfell - Hymn To The Wild Boar
- George U. Robins - Ivinghoe Hill
- F. W. Harvey - Cricket: The Catch
- Eric Wilkinson - Rugby Football
'Bantam' was a term to describe members of battalions between 5ft 1in and 5ft 4in.
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