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The winter is to a woman of fashion what, of yore, a campaign was to the soldiers of the Empire.
And my spirit is grown to a lordly great compass within,
That the length and the breadth and the sweep of the marshes of
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The despot's heel is on thy shore,
Maryland!
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He is perhaps the sanest man and has the fewest crotchets of any I chance to know; the same yesterday and to-morrow. Of yore we ha ...
My hand and pen are not in plight,
As they have been of yore.
There lived a sage in days of yore,
And he a handsome pigtail wore;
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Test of the poet is knowledge of love,
For Eros is older than Saturn or Jove;
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Stately as a galleon, I sail across the floor,
Doing the military two-step, as in the days of yore.
Helen, thy beauty is to me
Like those Nicean barks of yore,
But Satan now is wiser than of yore,
And tempts by making rich, not making poor.
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