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What are the characters that I discern most clearly in the so-called Anglo-Saxon type of man? I may answer at once that two stick ...
When I behold the heavens as in their prime,
And then the earth (though old) still clad in green,
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Nor youth, nor strength, nor wisdom spring again,
Nor habitations long their names retain,
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But he whose name is graved in the white stone
Shall last and shine when all of these are gone.
O Time the fatal wrack of mortal things,
That draws oblivion's curtains over kings;
But man grows old, lies down, remains where once he's laid.
If ever two were one, then surely we.
If ever man were lov'd by wife, then thee;
Thy love is such I can no way repay,
The heavens reward thee manifold I pray.
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Pat: He was an Anglo-Irishman.
Meg: In the blessed name of God, what's that?
Pat: A Protestant with a horse.
... in general, the Anglo-Irish do not make good dancers; they are too spritely and conscious; they are incapable of one kind of t ...
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