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Rudyard Kipling

Esta rara grabación es el único ejemplo que sobrevive de Rudyard Kipling leyendo su propio trabajo.
The Spoken Word - Poets
voz del Autor
British Library


France (grabación de 1921)   


               Broke to every known mischance, lifted over all
               By the light sane joy of life, the buckler of the Gaul;
               Furious in luxury, merciless in toil,
               Terrible with strength that draws from her tireless soil;
               Strictest judge of her own worth, gentlest of man’s mind,
               First to follow Truth and last to leave old Truths behind
               France, beloved of every soul that loves its fellow-kind;