broad-side ballad quotes

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All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players.
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Here was the longest rapid in our voyage, and perhaps the running this was as dangerous and arduous a task as any. Shooting down s ...
The clouds breaking away a little, we had a glorious wild view, as we ascended, of the broad lake with its fluctuating surface and ...
One merit in Carlyle, let the subject be what it may, is the freedom of prospect he allows, the entire absence of cant and dogma. ...
Nothing could be more beautiful than our passage down the Hudson [River].... The change, the contrast, the ceaseless variety of be ...
Through this broad street, restless ever,
Ebbs and flows a human tide,
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Let me live in my house by the side of the road--
It's here the race of men go by.
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It was a tall young oysterman lived by the river-side,
His shop was just upon the bank, his boat was on the tide;
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Like the old soldier of the ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as ...
Take a walk on the wild side.
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