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Famous Through Thick And Thin Poems by Famous Poets

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by Prelutsky, Jack
...ute catastrophe,
for when you were obliged to sneeze,
your brain would rattle from the breeze.

Your nose, instead, through thick and thin,
remains between your eyes and chin,
not pasted on some other place--
be glad your nose is on your face!...Read More

by Robinson, Edwin Arlington long, 
And I have seen so much of good in him
That other men have shared and have not seen, 
And I have gone so far through thick and thin, 
Through cold and fire with him, that now it brings 
To this old heart of mine an ache that you 
Have not yet lived enough to know about.
But even unto you, and your boy’s faith, 
Your freedom, and your untried confidence, 
A time will come to find out what it means 
To know that you are losing what was yours, 
To know that you ar...Read More

by Lawson, Henry
...t! and don't you know the name of Dunn of Nevertire? 
Big Dunn of Nevertire, 
Long Jack from Nevertire; 
He stuck to me through thick and thin, Jack Dunn of Nevertire. 

`I did a wild and foolish thing while Jack and I were mates, 
And I disgraced my guv'nor's name, an' wished to try the States. 
My lamps were turned to Yankee Land, for I'd some people there, 
And I was right when someone sent the money for my fare; 
I thought 'twas Dad until I took the trouble to enq...Read More

by Swift, Jonathan
To make it seem in this disguise
A cabinet to vulgar eyes;
For Strephon ventured to look in,
Resolved to go through thick and thin;
He lifts the lid, there needs no more:
He smelt it all the time before.
As from within Pandora's box,
When Epimetheus oped the locks,
A sudden universal crew
Of humane evils upwards flew,
He still was comforted to find
That Hope at last remained behind;
So Strephon lifting up the lid
To view what in the chest was hid,
The vapours ...Read More

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