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1805 Chelsea Pensioner

W.H. Pyne writes in his book The Costume of Great Britain (1804):

The dress worn by these, who are clothed by public bounty, far from appearing a mark of reproach becomes the passport to every good man’s esteem.

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Veterans

Birds, Beasts, and Fishes by Adelaide O’Keefe

The Dog will come when he is call’d,
The Cat will walk away;
The Monkey’s cheek is very bald;
The Goat is fond of play. 459 more words

Poetry