William Allingham quotes

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A man who keeps a diary pays,
Due toll to many tedious days;
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I always get back to the question, is it really necessary that men should consume so much of their bodily and mental energies in t ...
History of Ireland--lawlessness and turbulency, robbery and oppression, hatred and revenge, blind selfishness everywhere--no princ ...
Yet dearer still that Irish hill than all the world beside;
It's home, sweet home, where'er I roam, through lands and waters
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Poor Paddy of all Christian men I think
On basest food pours down the vilest drink.
The fireside for the cricket,
The wheatstack for the mouse,
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Alas! in winter, dead and dark,
Where can poor Robin go?
Bright yellow, red, and orange,
The leaves come down in hosts;
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Up the airy mountain,
Down the rushy glen,
We daren't go a-hunting
For fear of little men.
Before a day was over,
Home comes the rover,
For mother's kiss--sweeter this
Than any other thing!
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