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  1. Dulce et Decorum est

    "Dulce et Decorum est" is a poem written by poet Wilfred Owen in 1917 during World War I, and published posthumously in 1920. The Latin title roughly translates to "it is sweet and honorable...", which, in the following line, is followed by a phrase translating to "to die for the fatherland". Owen's poem is known for its horrific imagery and condemnation of war. It was drafted at Craiglockhart in the first half of October 1917 and later revised, probably at Scarborough but possibly Ripon, between January and March 1918. The earliest surviving manuscript is dated 8 October 1917 and addressed to his mother, Susan Owen, with the message "Here is a gas poem done yesterday,."

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dulce et decorum est in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dulce et decorum est in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of dulce et decorum est in a Sentence

  1. Joseph Trumpeldor:

    Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori

  2. Wilfred Owen, Poem: Dulce et Decorum est.:

    Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori. (Sweet and fitting it is to die for the fatherland)

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