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The conqueror at least; who, ere Time renders
His last award, will have the long grass grow
...
The bone-frame was made for
no such shock knit within terror,
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The winter evening settles down
With smell of steaks in passageways.
Six o'clock.
The burnt-out ends of smoky days.
Who knows whither the clouds have fled?
In the unscarred heaven they leave no wake,
...
And in a disused shed in Co. Wexford,
Deep in the grounds of a burnt-out hotel,
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The sailor is frankness, the landsman is finesse. Life is not a game with the sailor, demanding the long head--no intricate game o ...
Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day
Stands tiptoe on the misty mountain tops.
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Time drops in decay,
Like a candle burnt out,
And the mountains and woods
Have their day, have their day....
But Irish had an old soul, you might say. He was a man with a great future behind him, already.
Irish was a man of parts even if some of them didn't work too well.
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