In 1914, the Henley Standard was known as 'The Henley and South Oxfordshire Standard'. Here we bring you excerpts from our extensive archive of news, views, anecdotes and much-needed humour published during World War One.
Publication date: 7th August 1914
Life is struggle, combat, victory
Wherefore have I slumbered on,
With my forces all unmarshalled,
With my weapons all undrawn?
Oh! How many a glorious record
Had the angel of me kept,
Had I done instead of doubted,
Had I warred instead of wept!