Peter and Penny - The Humpy Tailed Snern (Peter & Penny Book

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Range-Finding: Irony of situation when the spider is disturbed by a bullet but finds it unimportant. The slopes with pine trees marching down, Almost as he loved me. by Charles Badger Clark, from Sun and Saddle Leather,, 1915 When the dreamers of old Coronado, From the hills where the heat ripples run, And wagged their steel caps in the sun, And swore like the devils below, In the land where the dry rivers flow.
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The Small and Tall of It (Anytime Read-alouds Book 3)

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I was then a boy, and I well remember the reverential silence of the streets, and the tip-toe kind of fear with which, when any accident prevented my attendance on church, I used to pass through them. We had seen a lot of him our last two months in Paris that year. The first made a luminous oration, showing that he was, in theory at least, master of his art, and spoke with such glibness in the hard terms of architecture, that the assembly could scarce be prevailed on to listen to his opponent, an old man of unpretending appearance.
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Funny Farm (Googlies)

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There is even a wholesome lesson to be learned in experiencing the severity of an audience; for while it represses presumption, it also shows the timid that thunder often admonishes without killing. Sebald to the Firesign Theater have all, from their various places on the cultural landscape, freely admitted their Borgesian leanings. Non cuivis,---therefore it is not every one who can pursue with success this delightful sylvan amusement; there must be, as Tony Lumpkin says, ``a concatenation accordingly.'' The work before us alarms us on another topic, or rather would have alarmed us, had we acquired the information contained in the following passage, during a more active period of our life.
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Rudy's Windy Christmas

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Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joyride. World War I poems reflected the wretched conditions of trench warfare. One of the most famous conceits is John Donne's "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," a poem in which Donne compares two souls in love to the points on a geometer's compass. Do a Rita returned my distant bow with a slight, charmingly ceremonious inclination of her body. ``Bon voyage and a happy return,'' she said formally.
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A Cookie for Santa

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The definition of the cause was vague, but the thought itself was no mere morbid artificiality of sentiment but a genuine conviction. ``That sort of thing'' was what I would have to die from. Lastly, in the case of such transplanted trees as do not seem disposed to thrive equal to the others, we are instructed to lay around the stem four cart-loads of earth, with a cart-load of coal-ashes, carefully sifted: this composition is spread round the tree, in a proportion of nine inches in depth, around the stem or centre, and five inches at the extremity of the roots.
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Doggie Dreams

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He is the type of man who would have remained silent -- except that the overwhelming circumstances of unusual times compelled him to speak. In one place a bit of the fur coat touched my cheek softly, but no forgiving hand came to rest on my bowed head. And at Aber Tarogi in Gwent Is Coed she came to land. Renaissance and Early Modern poetry in Europe is characterized by a return to templates of Classical Antiquity, a tradition begun by Petrarca 's generation and continued into the time of Shakespeare and Milton.
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Drum City

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But there was no denying that the mother was holding me with an awful, tortured interest. Oh, well, let it be Rita---for the present. Odd as this sounds, your first task is not to dig for hidden meanings but to be sure you've understood the poem's 'story' - that is, what it is generally all about. He, of course, was just simply a banker, a very distinguished, a very influential, and a very impeccable banker. Write a diatelle for this poetry contest. My poems and stories have appeared in Prairie Schooner, American Scholar, The New Laurel Review, Midwest Quarterly, Poet Lore, Antigonish Review, Grain, Canadian Literature, the Apalachee Quarterly and in many similar journals.
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Dr. Jim & the Special Stethoscope (Volume 1)

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Rime coueƩ or tail-rhyme has a similar scheme. Once students have determined their roles within the groups, the group selects: one of the key ideas from the opinionnaire activity to use as the basis for the poem. As far as personal feelings go, Blunt, who addressed her always with polite seriousness, was not a favourite with her. If your material is called into question, you will need printed evidence to use in its defense. Honesty, as you say, or some distinguished carcass to feed your vanity on?
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No Place for Ugly Birds

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A qasida is usually quite long, sometimes running into mor than a 100 couplets. Thus the figurative term, a woman in a dress playing a tune, is identified with the literal term, a summer month in which nature is at its peak of activity. Louis, MO. vast oceans shared by squid, plankton and blue whales. by the motion of constellations gradual in their effect. sexy at Hooters serving deep fried appetizers for lunch. to get a jump on dawn, twisting out kinks in our backs. and go home to wives and kids existing mostly on beans. your shoes, pass them through bomb detection scanners.
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Bugs in a Rug

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But the question at issue turns on this very different point---whether, by a measure obnoxious to Scotland, and in which England cannot challenge an interest remote or direct, you are to adopt an enactment so likely to create the ruin of these establishments, now that they have already attained prosperity? Greggory Moore is a SoCal resident, a civil libertarian and a copy editor for Skratch Magazine. In poetry, form is described in terms elements like rhyme, meter, and stanzaic pattern.
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