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The man who has planned badly, if fortune is on his side, may have had a stroke of luck; but his plan was a bad one nonetheless.
More luck to honest poverty,
It claims respect, and a' that;
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Good luck is the gayest of all gay girls;
Long in one place, she will not stay:
But Madame Bad Luck soberly comes
And stays--no fancy has she for flitting;
With a little bit of luck, you'll never work!
Luck, be a lady tonight.
The art of newspaper paragraphing is to stroke a platitude until it purrs like an epigram.
Foolish people have fool's luck.
Galway is a blackguard place,
To Cork I give my curse,
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O lovely time of beggars' luck--
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