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The Retreat From Moscow – Victor Marie Hugo

It snowed. A defeat was our conquest red! For once the eagle was hanging its head. Sad days! the Emperor turned slowly his back On smoking Moscow, blent orange and black. The water burst, avalanche-like, to reign Over the endless … Continue reading

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