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Ye Highlands and ye Lawlands.
Oh! where hae ye been?
...
Robert Whitmore
died of apoplexy
when a stranger from Georgia
mistook him
for a former Macon waiter.
Who knows but we may count among our intellectual chickens
Like them an Earl of Thackeray and p'raps a Duke of
Dickens--
Books, gentlemen, are a species of men, and introduced to them you circulate in the "very best society" that this world can furnis ...
It is remarkable that almost all speakers and writers feel it to be incumbent on them, sooner or later, to prove or acknowledge th ...
Here lieth the worthy warrior
Who never bloodied sword;
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When Sir Robert Walpole was dying, he told Ranby his surgeon that he desired his body might be opened. Ranby acting great horror c ...
For I thought of her grave below the hill,
Which the sentinel cypress tree stands over,
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And the one bird singing alone to his nest,
And the one star over the tower.
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Then, though darkened, you shall say,
When friends fail, and Princes frown,
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