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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Rudyard Kipling. (1865–1936) (continued)
 
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    But he could n’t lie if you paid him and he’d starve before he stole. The Mary Gloster.
          Danny Deever.
8220
    Take up the White Man’s burden.
          The White Man’s Burden.
8221
    Humble because of knowledge; mighty by sacrifice.
          The Islanders.
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    Daughter am I in my mother’s house;
But mistress in my own.
          Our Lady of the Snows.
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    When ’Omer smote ’is blooming lyre,
He’d ’eard men sing by land an’ sea;
An’ what he thought ’e might require,
’E went an’ took—the same as we!
          Barrack-Room Ballads. Introduction.
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    For the colonel’s lady an’ Judy O’Grady,
Are sisters under their skins.
          Barrack-Room Ballads. Introduction.
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    For to admire and for to see,
For to be’old this world so wide—
It never done no good to me
But I can’t drop it if I tried.
          For to admire.
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    An’ I learned about women from ’er.
          The Ladies.
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      And a woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a smoke.
          The Betrothed.
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      But that’s another story.
          Mulvaney. Soldiers Three.
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    When Earth’s last picture is painted, and the tubes are twisted and dried,
When the oldest colours have faded, and the youngest critic has died,
We shall rest, and faith, we shall need it—lie down for an æon or two,
Till the Master of All Good Workmen shall set us to work anew!
          L’ Envoi.
 

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