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Except for the beast fables, which are anciently derived from the world's multi-racial heritage, American Negro humor is rooted in ...
In the past, the English tried to impose a system wherever they went. They destroyed the nation's culture and one of the by- produ ...
But yet that holden this tale a folly,
As of a fox, or of a cock and hen,
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My tale is of a cock, as ye may hear,
That took his counsel of his wife, with sorrow,
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But, though myself be gilty in that sinne,
Yet can I maken other folk to twinne
From avaryce, and sore to repente.
The shadow of a mighty Negro past flits through the tale of Ethiopia the shadowy and of the Egypt the Sphinx. Throughout history, ...
Hermione. Pray you sit by us,
And tell's a tale.
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Listen. The minstrels sing
In the departed villages. The nightingale,
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But these words seemed to them an idle tale, and they did not believe them.
The ties between gentle folk are as pure as water; the links between scoundrels are as thick as honey.
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