Jolly old St George !

jillyb1
jillyb1 Member Posts: 1,725
edited 25. Apr 2011, 14:59 in Community Chit-chat archive
I know it's an old fashioned thing to say ; but happy St Georges day to all ; don't go slaying too many dragons . Jillyb

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  • dreamdaisy
    dreamdaisy Member Posts: 31,557
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    What with all the hoo-hah over Easter and weddings I had totally forgotten it's our saint's day. Shame on me and thank you for the prompt, jillyb1! I will go and dig out our flag. DD
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben
  • robertls
    robertls Member Posts: 2,580
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    England and St George

    By Maxwell Dunlop

    I have but one thing on my mind
    A passion burning bright,
    Crossed by my heart a fiery red,
    On a field of the purest white.

    The light shall not fade on England now,
    The fields be forever green,
    The Character, charm that is England now,
    In my heart means everything.

    The rising sun on the sleepy hills,
    The twinkle of morning dew,
    The running stream to the river's flow,
    And on to the sea of blue.

    The light shade shall not fade within my eyes,
    Nor stifle my mind within,
    My ears will not want whilst still the sound
    Of the song that the blackbird sings.

    The light shall not fade on Castle Walls,
    Nor the heroic deeds of man,
    The bells will forever ring so clear,
    In the churches of our land.

    The light shall not fade whilst vigil be,
    The eye of Heaven bright,
    For our cause be true and our loyalty be,
    In trust with our red crossed knight.

    The Knight shall not fade on England now,
    The fields be forever green,
    The character, charm that is England now,
    In my heart means everything.
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  • barbara12
    barbara12 Member Posts: 21,132
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    I am another ashamed to say I forgot.....happy St George's day Jilly...
    Love
    Barbara x
    Love
    Barbara
  • dreamdaisy
    dreamdaisy Member Posts: 31,557
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Oooooh Rob, I have never read that before, thank you for posting it. DD
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben
  • robertls
    robertls Member Posts: 2,580
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Very welcome you is DD.........
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  • joanlawson
    joanlawson Member Posts: 10,319
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    It's a good day to be English
    Being as it's St. George's Day
    Be proud of your English blood
    And drink gallons of beer today

    May green be the grass you walk on,
    May blue be the skies above you,
    May pure be the joys that surround you,
    May true be the hearts that love you.
    May your home be bright with cheer,
    May your cares all disappear,
    May contentment come your way,
    And may laughter fill your day.

    Joan :grin: ( not sure who wrote that )
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  • tonesp
    tonesp Member Posts: 844
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Ge's a popular lad our George He's the patron saint of quite a few countries