James and Mary Ford, eds. Every Day in the Year. 1902.
By Andrew Lang (18441912)
A distinguished English traveler, soldier, and author. Best known by his Ride to Khiva, which described his journey thither across the steppes. He was war correspondent at one time for the London Times. He was killed Jan. 17, 1885, at Abu Klea by a spear wound while rallying his men.
THOU that on every field of earth and sky
Didst hunt for Deaththat seemed to flee and fear