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Sir John, Sir, is a very unclubbable man.
In all pointed sentences, some degree of accuracy must be sacrificed to conciseness.
I had rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show me in the world.
Here lies the body of Sir John Guise.
Nobody laughs, and nobody cries;
Long-expected one and twenty
Ling'ring year at last is flown,
It was in and about the Martinmas time,
When the green leaves were afalling,
They warsled up, they warsled down,
Till Sir John fell to the ground,
Miss J. Hunter Dunn, Miss J. Hunter Dunn,
Furnish'd and burnish'd by Aldershot sun,
and the words never said,
And the ominous, ominous dancing ahead.
Oh! full Surrey twilight! importunate band!
Oh! strongly adorable tennis-girl's hand!
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