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The Pomp of Yesterday: A Novel by Joseph Hocking

The Pomp of Yesterday is a novel inspired by Rudyard Kipling’s poem Recessional. Its message of England at the height of her glory has meaning for America today. On This Page Recessional by Rudyard Kipling Book Contents Download the eBook Publication Information Recessional by Rudyard Kipling God of our fathers, known of old,  Lord of our far-flung battle line, Beneath whose awful hand we hold  Dominion over palm and pine— Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget—lest we forget!

The Soul of Dominic Wildthorne by Joseph Hocking

“Mr, Wildthorne,” said Maggie, “have you fulfilled the promise you made me the last time we met?” “What promise?” “You promised me that you would read an authoritative life of Luther, an authoritative history of the Reformation.” “Did I? Oh, yes, I remember. But why should’ I? I have read a great deal of Church history.” “Yes; but you admitted that you had not read an authoritative life of Luther; that you only read such books as spoke of him as a Philistine and a clown, and which regarded the Reformation as the result of an appeal to the mob.