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Sly Dick
Thomas Chatterton
that reeves up the hose; Then of the cloth he purses made, Purses to hold his filching trade. Rate it:

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The Almack’s Adieu
William Makepeace Thackeray
in my chamber I sat, And made you the nicest of purses, And the smartest black satin cravat! At niRate it:

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The Sorcerer's Song
William Schwenck Gilbert
spells, In blessings and curses, And ever-filled purses, In prophecies, witches, and knells! If youRate it:

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A Christmas Carol
George Wither
for the time is pleased. Though others' purses be more fat, Why should we pine or grieve at that? HRate it:

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Book Second [School-Time Continued]
William Wordsworth
holidays returned, We came with weightier purses, that sufficed To furnish treats more costly than Rate it:

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The Friar's Tale
Geoffrey Chaucer
at the nale.* *alehouse And right as Judas hadde purses smale,* *small And was a thief, right such Rate it:

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Anacreon's Apology
Gamaliel Bradford
shocking? The old should mind their souls and purses? Ah, youthful blood, refrain from mocking TilRate it:

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Ballade of the Traffickers
Franklin P. Adams
are their prices at breaking? Yet, though our purses be aching, Little the traffickers care; GetRate it:

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Chanson de pirates (Pirates' Song)
Victor Marie Hugo
dews refresh the flower, She is well worth three purses full, And will adorn the bower -- For vain Rate it:

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Elegy XVIII: Love's Progress
John Donne
stay. Rich nature hath in women wisely made Two purses, and their mouths aversely laid: They then wRate it:

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Everyday Characters IV - My Partner
Winthrop Mackworth Praed
thousands, and a living. She makes silk purses, broiders stools, Sings sweetly, dances finely, PainRate it:

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Girl Graduates
William Schwenck Gilbert
on fire Very soon; Then they learn to make silk purses With their rigs From the ears of LADY CIRCE'Rate it:

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If Only
Nikhil Parekh
if only exquisite snake leather replaced large purses of inferior suede, if only golden sodium liRate it:

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January, 1795
Mary Darby Robinson
by diff'rent roads. Gallant souls with empty purses ; Gen'rals only fit for nurses ; School-boys, Rate it:

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Open Table
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
gentlemen, Who are far from haughty, And whose purses are well-stock'd, Well-behaved, not haughtyRate it:

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Smile
Nikhil Parekh
if he was unwillingly pretending, The bulging purses of his customers had made him adapt to unfairRate it:

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Straight Answers
Nikhil Parekh
from; sleazy chunks of cloth to make our pocket purses, The answer to this is simple; for it is noRate it:

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The Comfort of Obscurity
Franklin P. Adams
I still am unillustrious; No papers empty purses Printing verses Such as mine. No lack of fameRate it:

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The Duellist - Book III
Charles Churchill
the knee, Forbid a freeman to be free. Purses she knew, (did ever curse Travel more sure than in aRate it:

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The Fruit Shop
Amy Lowell
sous. It's hard to sell them now,' he sighed. 'Purses are tight, but I shall not lose. There's plenRate it:

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The Mask Of Anarchy
Percy Bysshe Shelley
weak and lone For thy coming, Mighty One! Our purses are empty, our swords are cold, Give us glory,Rate it:

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The November Pansy
Duncan Campbell Scott
shower the seeds from out their withered purses; Here were the pinks; there the nasturtium nurses TRate it:

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The Prelude, Book 2: School-time (Continued)
William Wordsworth
from the half-yearly holidays, We came with purses more profusely fill'd, Allowance which abundRate it:

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The Valley Of The Shadow Of Theft
Ambrose Bierce
the minions of the moon divide The travelers' purses, lo! the Devil grieves, His larger share as leRate it:

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Ultima Verba (My Last Word)
Victor Marie Hugo
as true As the gold coins that jingle in their purses. As long as this idiot on the throne shall rRate it:

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