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Perseverance, dear my lord,
Keeps honor bright; to have done is to hang
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It was evening all afternoon.
It was snowing
And it was going to snow.
The blackbird sat
In the cedar limbs.
But I know, too,
That the blackbird is involved
In what I know.
Among twenty snowy mountains
The only moving thing
Was the eye of the blackbird.
Iron which is not whetted will grow rusty; water which does not flow will become stagnant.
Saint Peter sat by the celestial gate:
His keys were rusty, and the lock was dull,
My grandfather fell on Vinegar Hill,
And fighting was not his trade;
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It was a maxim with Mr. Brass that the habit of paying compliments kept a man's tongue oiled without any expense; and that, as tha ...
The feathers of the willow
Are half of them grown yellow
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There is a great deal of self-denial and manliness in poor and middle-class houses, in town and country, that has not got into lit ...
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