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11 November 2014
She has no strong white arms to fold you, But the ten-times-fingering weed to hold you— Out on the rocks where the tide has rolled you.
11 November 2014
For the female of the species is more deadly than the male.
11 November 2014
Call a truce, then, to our labours—let us feast with friends and neighbours, And be merry as the custom of our caste; For if "faint and forced the laughter," and if sadness follow after, We are richer by one mocking Christmas past.
11 November 2014
For they're hangin' Danny Deever, you can hear the Dead March play, The Regiment's in 'ollow square—they're hangin' him to-day; They've taken of his buttons off an' cut his stripes away, An' they're hangin' Danny Deever in the mornin'.
11 November 2014
Gentleman-rankers out on the spree, Damned from here to Eternity.
11 November 2014
Asia is not going to be civilized after the methods of the West. There is too much Asia and she is too old.
11 November 2014
An' I'm learnin' 'ere in London what the ten-year soldier tells: "If you've 'eard the East a-callin', you won't never 'eed naught else."
11 November 2014
An' I seed her first a-smokin' of a whackin' white cheroot, An' a-wastin' Christian kisses on an 'eathen idol's foot:
11 November 2014
From coupler-flange to spindle-guide I see Thy Hand, O God— Predestination in the stride o' yon connectin'-rod.
11 November 2014
There rise her timeless capitals of empires daily born, Whose plinths are laid at midnight and whose streets are packed at morn; And here come tired youths and maids that feign to love or sin In tones like rusty razor blades to tunes like smitten tin.

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