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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Francis Bret Harte. (1836–1902)
 
7924
    Which I wish to remark,—
  And my language is plain,—
That for ways that are dark
  And for tricks that are vain,
The heathen Chinee is peculiar.
          Plain Language from truthful James.
7925
    Ah Sin was his name.
          Plain Language from truthful James.
7926
    With the smile that was childlike and bland.
          Plain Language from truthful James.
7927
    We are ruined by Chinese cheap labor.
          Plain Language from truthful James.
7928
    He smiled a kind of sickly smile and curled up on the floor
And the subsequent proceedings interested him no more.
          The Society upon the Stanislaus.
7929
    With unpronounceable awful names.
          The Tale of a Pony.
7930
    For there be women, fair as she,
Whose verbs and nouns do more agree.
          Mrs. Judge Jenkins.
 
James Ryder Randall. (1839–1908)
 
7931
    The despot’s heel is on thy shore,
      Maryland!
His torch is at thy temple-door,
      Maryland!
Avenge the patriotic gore
That flecked the streets of Baltimore,
And be the battle-queen of yore,
      Maryland, my Maryland!
          My Maryland.
7932
    Hushed in the alabaster arms of Death
  Our young Marcellus sleeps.
          John Pelham.
 

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