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Ye Highlands and ye Lawlands.
Oh! where hae ye been?
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Who knows but we may count among our intellectual chickens
Like them an Earl of Thackeray and p'raps a Duke of
Dickens--
Sweet Swan of Avon! what a sight it were
To see thee in our waters yet appear,
Books, gentlemen, are a species of men, and introduced to them you circulate in the "very best society" that this world can furnis ...
It is remarkable that almost all speakers and writers feel it to be incumbent on them, sooner or later, to prove or acknowledge th ...
Here lieth the worthy warrior
Who never bloodied sword;
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The reason is:
rats leave the sinking ship
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Whatever difference, involving inferiority, there exists between him and Dante, in his conceptions of the relations between this w ...
On thy wither'd lips and dry,
Which like barren furrows lie,
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What a treat to hear Thy Word
Where the bones of leading statesmen,
Have so often been interred.
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