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'Shall we fight or shall we fly?
Good Sir Richard, tell us now,
For to fight is but to die!
Sir Richard cried in his English pride,
'We have fought such a fight for a day and a night
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At Flores in the Azores Sir Richard Grenville lay,
And a pinnace, like a fluttered bird, came flying from far away:
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Such is our pride, our folly, or our fate,
That few but such as cannot write, translate.
Nor ought a genius less than his that writ
Attempt translation.
If thee thy brittle beauty so deceives,
Know then the thing that swells thee is thy bane;
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He was a rake among scholars, and a scholar among rakes.
A little in drink, but at all times your faithful husband.
The first rule of venture capitalism should be Shoot the Inventor.
Sir Walter, being strangely surprised and put out of his countenance at so great a table, gives his son a damned blow over the fac ...
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