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A monk ther was, a fair for the maistrie,
An outridere, that lovede venerie,
A manly man, to been an abbot able.
Although there have been witty big men--Oscar Wilde comes first to mind--wit and humor seem more in the province of the smaller ma ...
When the rock was hid by the surges' swell,
The mariners heard the warning bell,
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Las Vegas has become, just as Bugsy Siegel dreamed, the American Monte Carlo--without any of the inevitable upper-class baggage of ...
Every thing secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion ...
There are two things which cannot be attacked in front: ignorance and narrow-mindedness. They can only be shaken by the simple dev ...
I see your brows are full of discontent,
Your hearts of sorrow, and your eyes of tears.
An old man, broken with the storms of state,
Is come to lay his weary bones among ye:
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Thou hast brought him a pardon from good King John."
a notable prince that was called King John;
And he ruled England with main and with might,
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