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He with cowslips pale,
Primrose, and purple lychnis, decked the green
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Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger,
Comes dancing from the east, and leads with her
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With fairest flowers
Whilst summer lasts and I live here, Fidele,
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Do not, as some ungracious pastors do,
Show me the steep and thorny way to heaven,
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But this place is too cold for hell. I'll devil-porter it no further; I had thought to have let in some of all professions that go ...
Very few men can speak of Nature, for instance, with any truth. They overstep her modesty, somehow or other, and confer no favor. ...
It seemed to me pretty plain, that they had more of love than matrimony in them.
I can't say whether we had more wit among us now than usual, but I am certain we had more laughing, which answered the end as well ...
When any one of our relations was found to be a person of a very bad character, a troublesome guest, or one we desired to get rid ...
The jests of the rich are ever successful.
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