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Quote Left The saddest thing of word or pen, To know the things that might have been. Quote Right
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Quote Left Of all sad words of tongue and pen the saddest are these, what might have been. Quote Right
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Quote Left For of all sad words of tongue or pen, The saddest are these 'It might have been' Quote Right
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Quote Left All else is gone; from those great eyes The soul has fled:... Quote Right
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Quote Left How dwarfed against his manliness she sees the poor pretension, the wants, the aims, the follies, born of fashion and convention! Quote Right
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Quote Left Went drearily singing the chore-girl small, Draping each hive with a shred of black. Quote Right
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Quote Left 'I'm sorry that I spelt the word: I hate to go above you,... Quote Right
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Quote Left Ah! on Thanksgiving day, when from East and from West, From North and South, come the pilgrim and guest, When the gray-haired New Englander sees round his board The old broken links of affection restored, When the care-wearied man seeks his mother once more, And the worn matron smiles where the girl smiled before. What moistens the lips and what brightens the eye? What calls back the past, like the rich pumpkin pie? Quote Right
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Quote Left In any man who dies there dies with him, his first snow and kiss and fight... Not people die but worlds die in them. Quote Right
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Quote Left The sooner we recognize the fact that the mercy of the Almighty extends to every creature endowed with life, the better it will be for us as men and Christians. Quote Right
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Quote Left These Flemish pictures of old days; Sit with me by the homestead hearth,... Quote Right
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Quote Left And the song she was singing ever since In my ear sounds on:—... Quote Right
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Quote Left For of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, "It might have been!" Quote Right
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Quote Left No longer forward nor behindI look in hope or fearBut, grateful, take the good I findThe best of now and here. Quote Right
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Quote Left Oh, for boyhood's painless play, sleep that wakes in laughing day, health that mocks the doctor's rules, knowledge never learned of schools. Quote Right
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Quote Left Yet here at least an earnest sense Of human right and weal is shown;... Quote Right
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Quote Left For of all sad words of tongue or pen, The saddest are these: 'It might have been!' Quote Right
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Quote Left Of all that Orient lands can vaunt, of marvels with our own competing, the strangest is the Haschish plant, and what will follow on its eating. Quote Right
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Quote Left Yet sometimes glimpses on my sight, Through present wrong the eternal right; And, step by step, since time began, I see the steady gain of man... Quote Right
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Quote Left Peace hath higher tests of manhood than battle ever knew. Quote Right
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