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a word that breathes distinctly 2 - And laugh and shout and...

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en take the boys away, ughs and hurries on the fray. he woods, and awkward race, dgels quickly stop the chase. d drives the noisy crowd ny dogs in noises loud. nd beats them every one, se them all and set them on. and kicked by boys and men, rins and drives the crowd again; n and beaten out he lies ld and crackles, groans, and dies. a word that breathes distinctly Badger by John Clare When midnight comes a host of dogs and men Go out and track the badger to his den, And put a sack within the hole, and lie Till the old grunting badger passes by. He comes an hears - they let the strongest loose. The old fox gears the noise and drops the goose. The poacher shoots and hurries from the cry, And the old hare half wounded buzzes by. They get a forked stick to bear him down And clap the dogs and take him to the town, And bait him all the day with many dogs,
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Unformatted text preview: And laugh and shout and fright the scampering hogs. He runs along and bites at all he meets: They shout and hollo down the noisy streets. He turns about to face the loud uproar And drives the rebels to their very door. The frequent stone is hurled where'er they go; When badgers fight, then everyone's a foe. The dogs are clapped and urged to join the fray' The badger turns and drives them all away. Though scarcely half as big, demure and small, He fights with dogs for hours and beats them all. The heavy mastiff, savage in the fray, Lies down and licks his feet and turns away. The bulldog knows his match and waxes cold, The badger grins and never leaves his hold. He drives the crowd and follows at their heels a word that breathes distinctly And bites them through - the drunkard swears and reels...
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2010 for the course ENGLISH 196-235-20 taught by Professor Dickey during the Winter '10 term at UCLA.

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