If We Must Die
by Claude McKay
If We Must Die Mortality Quotes
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If we must die, let it not be like hogs (1)
The speaker sees no alternative to death, like surrender or escape. This is a very desperate situation.
Making their mock at our accursed lot. (4)
The speaker sees this death as heroic, because death has been handed to him by chance or destiny.