Quotation by Thomas Hardy

That night your great guns, unawares,
Shook all our coffins as we lay,
And broke the chancel window-squares,
We thought it was the Judgment-day
Thomas Hardy (1840–1928), British novelist, poet. Channel Firing (l. 1–4). . .

The Complete Poems of Thomas Hardy. James Gibson, ed. (1978) Macmillan.
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