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Page 264 - The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.
Page 182 - A hundred cars the triumph swell. Mourn for the tiny architect, A stronger bird hath ta'en its nest : Mourn for the hapless, stolen bride, How vain the pomp to soothe her breast!