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Beat! beat! drums!--blow! bugles! blow!
Through the windows--through doors--burst like a ruthless force,
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Mind not the old man beseeching the young man;
Let not the child's voice be heard, nor the mother's entreaties;
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When you listen to gongs and drums, listen to the music; when you listen to someone talk, listen to his tone of voice.
You've strung your breasts
with a rattling rope of pearls,
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We fill the hands and nurseries of our children with all manner of dolls, drums, and horses, withdrawing their eyes from the plain ...
Public morning diversions were the last dissipating habit she obtained; but when that was accomplished, her time was squandered aw ...
The most persistent sound which reverberates through man's history is the beating of war drums.
Signal smokes, war drums, feathered bonnets against the western sky. New messiahs, young leaders are ready to hurl the finest ligh ...
A few, a few, too few for drums and yells,
May creep back, silent, to village wells
Up half-known roads.
I respect the ways of old folks, but the blood of a rooster or a goat cannot turn the seasons, change the course of the clouds and ...
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