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For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.
The hand holds no chalk
And each part of the whole falls off
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Lincoln, six feet one in his stocking feet,
The lank man, knotty and tough as a hickory rail,
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Little Trotty Wagtail, he waddled in the mud,
And left his little footmarks, trample where he would.
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In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of me herself, nor suffers any body else to rail at me.
Behind
My father's cannery works I used to see
Rail-squatters ranged in nomad raillery,
Thou, pallid there as chalk,
Hast kept of wounds, O Mourner, all that sum
That then from Appomattox stretched to Somme!
We rail at trade, but the historian of the world will see that it was the principle of liberty; that it settled America, and destr ...
What new thoughts are suggested by seeing a face of country quite familiar, in the rapid movement of the rail-road car!
No matter how much faculty of idle seeing a man has, the step from knowing to doing is rarely taken. 'Tis a step out of the chalk ...
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