In 1935, the great classicist F.L. Lucas (who did everything from translating Greek lyric poetry to authoring a standard work on Aristotle to topographical study of the battle of Pharsalus) wrote ”Splendid Isolation”, a poem assailing the ongoing appeasement of Hitler by the British. One couplet stands out and resonates today.
Hitler be hailed through an all but wrecked Ukraine
We shall just read, and turn to golf again.