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Posted By: George Papavgeris
28-Aug-13 - 07:00 PM
Thread Name: The Widow's Uniform (uploaded)
Subject: RE: The Widow's Uniform (uploaded)
The Widow's Uniform - Part 5/15:

Bill 'Awkins

Among the least well known of the Barrack Room Ballads, this song shows Kipling's ability to encapsulate a way of life in one small episode: a proletarian comedy of manners in four stanzas.