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To what a bad choice is many a worthy woman betrayed, by that false and inconsiderate notion, That a reformed rake makes the best ...
A clerk ther was of Oxenford also
That unto logyk hadde longe ygo.
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A rake is a composition of all the lowest, most ignoble, degrading, and shameful vices; they all conspire to disgrace his characte ...
He was a rake among scholars, and a scholar among rakes.
"Come, come" said Tom's father, "at your time of life,
There's no longer excuse for thus playing the rake--
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by man's oppression cursed,
They seek the second not to lose the first.
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If women would make themselves appear as elegant to an Husband, as they were desirous to appear to him while a Lover, the Rake, wh ...
She was the sickle; I, poor I, the rake,
Coming behind her for her pretty sake
(But what prodigious mowing we did make).
They plough, harrow, reap, dig, make hay, rake, bind grain, thresh, chop wood, milk, churn, do anything that is hard work, physica ...
There, too, I admired, though I did not gather, the cranberries, small waxen gems, pendants of the meadow grass, pearly and red, w ...
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