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'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
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Down the chimney St. Nicholas came with a bound.
He was dressed all in fur, from his head to his foot,
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Whatever qualities [Tsar Nicholas I] may have shown in his own kingly profession, it must be admitted that in his dealings with th ...
Looking back as an adult on his mother's decision to be a career woman, Nicholas has this to say about Anna L. Bruenn, D.D.S.: " . ...
And he was redy with his iren hoot,
And Nicholas amidde the ers he smoot:
This Nicholas was risen for to pisse,
And thoughte he wolde amenden al the jape:
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on a Saterday
This carpenter was goon til Oseney,
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This Nicholas anoon leet flee a fart
As greet as it hadde been a thonder-dent
"Teehee," quod she, and clapte the windowe to.
And Absolon gooth forth a sory pas.
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"Hastou nat herd," quod Nicholas, "also
The sorwe of Noee with his felaweshipe?
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