Tennyson – The Charge of the Light Brigade



[Applause] the charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred Lord Tennyson half a league half a league half a league onward all in the valley of death rode the six hundred forward the Light Brigade charge for the guns he said into the valley of death rode the six hundred for the Light Brigade was there a man dismay'd not though the soldier knew someone had blundered theirs not to make reply theirs not to reason why theirs but to do or die into the valley of death rode the six hundred tenon to the right of them cannon to the left of them cannon in front of them volleyed and thundered stormed ed with shotgun shell boldly they rode and well into the jaws of death into the mouth of hell rode the six hundred flashed all their Sabres beer flashed as they turned in here savoring the Gunners they're charging an army while all the world wondered plunged in the battery smoke right through the line they broke Cossack and russian reeled from the saber stroke shattered and sundered then they rode back but not the six hundred cannon to the right of him cannon to the left of them cannon behind them volleyed and thundered storm dad was shot in shell while force and hero fell they that had fought so well came through the jaws of death back from the mouth of hell all that was left of them left of the six hundred when can their glory thing oh the wild charge they made all the world wondered honor the charge they made honor the Light Brigade Noble 600 [Applause]

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