fife shire quotes

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He thought he saw an Elephant,
That practiced on a fife:
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The rolling English drunkard made the rolling English road.
A reeling road, a rolling road, that rambles round the shire.
This is the Court of Chancery; which has its decaying houses and its blighted lands in every shire; which has its worn-out lunatic ...
I hope in these days we have heard the last of conformity and consistency. Let the words be gazetted and ridiculous henceforward. ...
Desire, for hire, would tire a shire.
Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife!
Throughout the sensual world proclaim,
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Farewell the neighing steed and the shrill trump,
The spirit-stirring drum, th' ear-piercing fife,
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When we are in health, all sounds fife and drum for us; we hear the notes of music in the air, or catch its echoes dying away when ...
It was like traveling into a far country, such as I had never expected to behold, to lie there for one night. It seemed to me that ...
'Oh beat the drum slowly and play the fife lowly,
Play the Dead March as you carry me along;
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