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(without typos) from the publisher. 1889. Not illustrated. Excerpt:
... Master of the whole world of such as you, -- I, boast such
passions? T was "Suppress them straight "Or stay, we '11 pick and
choose before destroy. "Here 's wrath in you, a serviceable sword,
-- "Beat it into a ploughshare What 's this long 1510 "Lance-like
ambition? Forge a pruning-hook, "May be of service when our vines
grow tall "But -- sword use sword wise, spear thrust out as spear?
"Anathema Suppression is the word " My nature, when the outrage was
too gross, I5I5 Widened itself an outlet over-wide By way of
answer, sought its own relief With more of fire and brimstone than
you wished. your own doing: preachers, blame yourselves 'T is I
preach while the hour-glass runs and runs 1520 God keep me patient
All I say just means -- My wife proved, whether by her fault or
mine, --' That 's immaterial, -- a true stumbling-block I' the way
of me her husband. I but plied The hatchet yourselves use to clear
a path, 1525 Was politic, played the game you warrant wins, Plucked
at law's robe a-rustle through the courts, Bowed down to kiss
divinity's buckled shoe Cushioned i' the church: efforts all wide
the aim Procedures to no purpose Then flashed truth. 1530 The
letter kills, the spirit keeps alive In law and gospel: there be
nods and winks Instruct a wise man to assist himself In certain
matters, nor seek aid at all. "Ask money of me,"--quoth the
clownish saw, -- 1535 "And take my purse But, --speaking with
respect, -- "Need you a solace for the troubled nose? "Let
everybody wipe his own himself " Sirs, tell me free and fair Had
things gone well At the wayside inn: had I surprised asleep 1540
The runaways, as was so probable, And pinned them each to other
partridge-wise, Through back and breast to breast and back, then
bade Bystanders witness if the spit, my s...
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