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    Ay, look: high heaven and earth ail from the prime foundation;
    All thoughts to rive the heart are here, and all are vain:
    Horror and scorn and hate and fear and indignation—
    Oh, why did I awake? When shall I sleep again?
    —A.E. (Alfred Edward)

    ... there is a place in the United States for the Negro. They are real American citizens, and at home. They have fought and bled and died, like men, to make this country what it is. And if they have got to suffer and die, and be lynched, and tortured, and burned at the stake, I say they are at home.
    —Amanda Berry Smith (1837–1915)

    Flash’d from his bed the electric tidings came,
    He is no better, he is much the same.
    —Anonymous.

    Parody of the style of poet laureate Alfred Austin (1835-1913)