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MR. BLAKE,--I received your letter just as I was rushing to Fire Island beach to recover what remained of Margaret Fuller, and rea ...
John Gilpin was a citizen
Of credit and renown,
A train-band captain eke was he
Of famous London town.
What have Massachusetts and the North sent a few sane representatives to Congress for, of late years?... All their speeches put to ...
Sue Forbes: Old man routine getting you down?
John Forbes: Oh, I don't know. Sometimes I get to feel like a wheel within a wh
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The cheering sound of "Dinner is upon the table," dissolved his reverie.... Mr. Wilkes placed himself next to Dr. Johnson, and beh ...
And new Philosophy calls all in doubt,
The element of fire is quite put out;
...
I am more afraid of making a fault in my Latin than of the Kings of Spain, France, Scotland, the whole House of Guise, and all of ...
Once, when lying in bed with no paper at hand, he began to sketch the idea for a new machine on the back of his wife's nightgown. ...
I find ... virtue to be found amongst the farmers of the country alone, not about courts, where courtiers dwell.
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