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There was a young man of Japan
Whose limericks never would scan.
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Then gently scan your brother Man,
Still gentler sister Woman;
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Oh that my Pow'r to Saving were confin'd:
Why am I forc'd, like Heav'n, against my mind,
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Nature centres into balls,
And her proud ephemerals,
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The sun of her [Great Britain] glory is fast descending to the horizon. Her philosophy has crossed the Channel, her freedom the At ...
lf, presume not to God to scan;
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
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Know then thyself, presume not God to scan,
The proper study of mankind is Man.
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Thence, flow! conceit and motion to rehearse
Pastoral terrors of youth still in the man,
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