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Now if thou wouldst, when all have given him over,
From death to life thou mightst him yet recover.
But you broke into heaven's immortal store,
Where virtue, honor, wit, and beauty lay;
My name shall mount upon Eternitie.
If he from heaven that filched that living fire
Condemned by Jove to endless torment be,
Now if you should hear any one say that Lincoln don't [sic] want to go to Congress, I wish you as a personal friend of mine, would ...
I would in rich and golden coloured raine,
With tempting showers in pleasant sort discend,
Into faire Phillis lappe (my lovely friend)
When sleepe hir sence with slomber doth restraine.
I were content to wearie out my paine,
To bee Narsissus so she were a spring
[Gen. William S.] "Rosecrans [at Chicamauga] has been badly beaten!"... How these blows strike my heart!... I suffer from these bl ...
So on we worked, and waited for the light,
And went without the meat, and cursed the bread;
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