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Charge of the Light Brigade
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This quote is taken from the poem "The Charge of the Light Brigade" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.  The poem was published in 1854 and tells the story of the Charge of the Light Brigade - a failed British cavalry charge made during the Crimean War at the Battle of Balaclava. 

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