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For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.
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,
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!
Coal is a portable climate. It carries the heat of the tropics to Labrador and the polar circle; and it is the means of transporti ...
Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.
Perhaps having built a barricade when you're sixteen provides you with a sort of safety rail. If you've once taken part in buildin ...
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