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The shadow of a mighty Negro past flits through the tale of Ethiopia the shadowy and of the Egypt the Sphinx. Throughout history, ...
And now, dear little children, who may this story read,
To idle, silly, flattering words, I pray you ne'er give heed;
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By many a legendary tale of violence and wrong, as well as by events which have passed before their eyes, these people have been t ...
Once more La Traviata sighs
Another sadder song:
Once more Il Trovatore cries
A tale of deeper wrong;
Like a tale of little meaning though the words are strong;
Chanted from an ill-used race of men that cleave the soil,
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A man's house burns down. The smoking wreckage represents only a ruined home that was dear through years of use and pleasant assoc ...
And is it true? And is it true,
This most tremendous tale of all,
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I should be very willing to redress
Men's wrongs, and rather check than punish crimes,
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I often think about the opening words of Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of ti ...
I do not know if you remember the tale of the girl who saves the ship under mutiny by sitting on the powder barrel with her lighte ...
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