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date: 27 November 2020

Laurence Binyon 1869–1943
English poet 

  1. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old.
    Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
    At the going down of the sun and in the morning
    We will remember them.
     
    regularly recited as part of the ritual for Remembrance Day parades
    ‘For the Fallen’ (1914)
  2. Now is the time for the burning of the leaves.
    ‘The Ruins’ (1942)