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A soldier's a man,
O, man's life's but a span,
Why then, let a soldier drink.
And can any of you by worrying add a single hour to your span of life?
A tree the span of two arms starts from a tiny seedling.
For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.
The world 's a bubble, and the life of man
Less then a span:
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When Adam delved and Eve span,
Who was then the gentleman?
Lincoln, six feet one in his stocking feet,
The lank man, knotty and tough as a hickory rail,
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Little Trotty Wagtail, he waddled in the mud,
And left his little footmarks, trample where he would.
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In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of me herself, nor suffers any body else to rail at me.
When I contemplate the accumulation of guilt and remorse which, like a garbage-can, I carry through life, and which is fed not onl ...
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