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To A Southern Statesman
John Greenleaf Whittier
and leaping o'er their bounds? Sore-baffled statesman! when thy eager hand, With game afoot, unslipRate it:

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A Dead Statesman
Rudyard Kipling
I could not dig; I dared not rob: Therefore I lied to please the mob. Now all my lies are proved untrue And I must face the men I slew. What tale s...Rate it:

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A Statesman
Sydney Thompson Dobell
Captain be he, my England, who doth know Not careful coasts, with inland welcomes warm; But who, with heart infallible, can go Straight to the gulf...Rate it:

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A Statesman's Holiday
William Butler Yeats
I lived among great houses, Riches drove out rank, Base drove out the better blood, And mind and body shrank. No Oscar ruled the table, But I'd a t...Rate it:

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The Dying Statesman
Ambrose Bierce
It is a politician man He draweth near his end, And friends weep round that partisan, Of every man the friend. Between the Known and the Unknown H...Rate it:

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The Lost Statesman
John Greenleaf Whittier
AS they who, tossing midst the storm at night, While turning shoreward, where a beacon shone, Meet the walled blackness of the heaven alone, So, on...Rate it:

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The Statesman's Holiday
William Butler Yeats
I LIVED among great houses, Riches drove out rank, Base drove out the better blood, And mind and body shrank. No Oscar ruled the table, But I'd a t...Rate it:

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The Final Tax
Ellis Parker Butler
Said Statesman A to Statesman Z: 'What can we tax that is not paying? We’re taxing every blessed thing— Here’s what our people are defraying: 'Tar...Rate it:

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The Hunters Of Men
John Greenleaf Whittier
back on the wind, Just screening the politic statesman behind; The saint and the sinner, with cursiRate it:

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Cackle
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Though the vulgar people giggle When they see a statesman wriggle To a place. And, I prithee, neRate it:

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A Different Meaning
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
would earn but contempt for the user. For a statesman's a statesman right on to the end, Never minRate it:

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A Nation's Test
John Boyle O'Reilly
the stranger to such a vitality? What says the statesman to this nationality? Flung on the shore ofRate it:

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Ballad Of Jesus Of Nazareth
Edgar Lee Masters
The money changer, judge and priest, And statesman all were there. Some thought the Galilean maRate it:

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From The Minutes
Ambrose Bierce
culler of simples, The foot of Herculean Kilgore-statesman of surname suggestive Or carnage unspeakRate it:

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L'Ancien Regime
James Thomson
to bring For a gift to our lord the king? A statesman brought him planned Justice for all the laRate it:

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Success Alone Seen
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
poet, when his lyre hangs on the palm ; The statesman, when the crowd proclaim his voice, And mouRate it:

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The Angel In The House. Book II. Canto IV.
Coventry Patmore
did not help my settled will To earn the Statesman's proud applause. And now, forthwith, to mend myRate it:

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The Vanity of Human Wishes (excerpts)
Samuel Johnson
the tainted gales, 47 Few know the toiling statesman's fear or care, 48 Th' insidious rival andRate it:

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The Vanity of Human Wishes: The Tenth Satire of Juvenal, Im
Samuel Johnson
load the tainted gales, Few know the toiling statesman's fear or care, Th' insidious rival anRate it:

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To Stang
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
Poet's deeming is but dreaming, And in the statesman's art most unbeseeming. I answer: None has migRate it:

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A Watch In The Night
Algernon Charles Swinburne
we gave Pledges, till life should be spent. Statesman, what of the night? - The night will last mRate it:

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A 'Born Leader Of Men'
Ambrose Bierce
Tuckerton Tamerlane Morey Mahosh Is a statesman of world-wide fame, With a notable knack at rhetorical bosh To glorify somebody's name Somebody cho...Rate it:

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A Song Of Trafalgar
Edith Nesbit
When Nelson swept the seas. 'Tis the way of a statesman to fear and fret, To ponder and pause aRate it:

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A Summons
John Greenleaf Whittier
gave us, God and our charter? Here shall the statesman forge his human fetters, Here the false juriRate it:

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'KSmith'
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
can put the country right. Surely a statesman's wasted here; And I suggest, in nervous fear, That Rate it:

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