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  • No, reply'd Mecos, though thou deservest Death, yet I will not be thine Executioner, being a Wretch more wicked than thy self; and as Wolves and Serpents agree amongst themselves, it is but natural for thou and I to live in good Intelligence; therefore tell me whither thou would'st go, and I will conduct thee, or what other

    Exilius

  • If I could'st but work my will like a veritable nymph on the pill would'st the uncouth have their fill of verse and meter and prose n'er shrill verily to forgo the Blogsphere's usual swill

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • -- Oh! but if that comrade was at thy prison gate, and should there be told -- thy fellow-soldier dies at sunset, yet thou shalt not for a moment see him, nor shalt thou bear his dying blessing to his poor children or his wretched wife, what would'st thou think of him, who thus could drive thy comrade from the door?

    The Canadian Elocutionist

  • Then would'st thou murmur not, but bless the Providence, which in so short a span, made thee the instrument of wide and spreading blessings, to the helpless and oppressed!

    The Canadian Elocutionist

  • Mary, we little thought thou would'st be first to die!

    Poems of the Heart and Home

  • If thou would'st careful tend those fragrant lovely flowers, close of

    Hung Lou Meng, Book II Or, the Dream of the Red Chamber, a Chinese Novel in Two Books

  • If thou would'st screen Selene's beauteous sheen, thou'lt find it hard.

    Hung Lou Meng, Book II Or, the Dream of the Red Chamber, a Chinese Novel in Two Books

  • Thou would'st not point our love to earth's frail treasure,

    Lays from the West

  • No, sad one, thou would'st rather in God's time join him there.

    Home Lyrics

  • And say would'st thou recall him, earth's proudest throne to share?

    Home Lyrics

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