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O pale, pale now, those rosy lips,
I aft hae kissed sae fondly;
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nat every wight he sholde go selle
Al that he hadde and yive it to the poore,
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O, then, I see Queen Mab hath been with you.
She is the fairies' midwife, and she comes
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When to the sessions of sweet silent thought
I summon up remembrance of things past,
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He is the best sailor who can steer within the fewest points of the wind, and extract a motive power out of the greatest obstacles ...
. . . the ship struck at ten minutes after four A.M., and all hands, being mostly in their nightclothes, made haste to the forecas ...
It was the most wild and desolate region we had camped in, where, if anywhere, one might expect to meet with befitting inhabitants ...
The Greeks have given to the world the science of history; the Israelites gave to the world historical religion. In contrast to al ...
The best laid schemes o' mice and men Gang aft agley;
An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain, For promis'd joy!
Hear, all-merciful, and touch
the fore-head, dim, unlit of pride and thought.
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