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The Rubaiyat of Ohow Dryyam

With Apologies to Omar

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Author: J.L. Duff
Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 1,773 / 13 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 38.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 328
Added to site: 2007.11.06 18891
Genres: Poetry, Humor

Drinks that were our sometime dear Delight;
And still the Morals-tinkers plot and plan
New, sterner, stricter Statutes to indite.


After the phantom of our Freedom died
Methought a Voice within the Tavern cried:
"Drink coffee, Lads, for that is all that's left
Since our Land of the Free is washed--and dried."


_And still the Morals-tinkers plot and plan
New, sterner, stricter Statutes to indite._]


The Haigs indeed are gone, and on the Nose
That bourgeoned once with color of the rose
A deathly Pallor sits, while down the lane
Where once strode Johnny Walker--Water goes.


Come, fill



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