Quotation by Norman Cameron

Green, green is El Aghir. It has a railway station,
And the wealth of its soil has borne many another fruit:
A mairie, a school and an elegant Salle de Fetes.
Such blessings, as I remarked, in effect, to the waiter,
Are added unto them that have plenty of water.
Norman Cameron (b. 1905), Scottish poet. Green, Green Is El Aghir (l. 24–28). . .

Oxford Book of War Poetry, The. Jon Stallworthy, ed. (1984) Oxford University Press.
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