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The Concord had rarely been a river, or rivus, but barely fluvius, or between fluvius and lacus. This Merrimack was neither rivus ...
With a bending sail we glided rapidly by Tyngsborough and Chelmsford, each holding in one hand half of a tart country apple pie wh ...
Which I wish to remark--
And my language is plain--
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I never did like molestation view
On the enchafèd flood.
Honest plain words best pierce the ear of grief.
My particular grief
Is of so flood-gate and o'erbearing nature
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When went there by an age, since the great Flood,
But it was famed with more than with one man?
What need the bridge much broader than the flood?
Were I as base as is the lowly plain,
And you, my Love, as high as heaven above,
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As the waters fail from the sea, and the flood decayeth and drieth up: so man lieth down, and riseth not: till the heavens be no m ...
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