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    It looked extremely rocky for the Mudville nine that day;
    The score stood two to four, with but one inning left to play.
    Ernest Lawrence Thayer (1863–1940)

    It looked extremely rocky for the Mudville nine that day;
    The score stood two to four, with but one inning left to play.
    Ernest Lawrence Thayer (1863–1940)

    It’s up the spout and Charley Wag
    With wipes and tickers and what not
    Until the squeezer nips your scrag,
    Booze and the blowens cop the lot.
    —William Ernest Henley (1849–1903)

    Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled.
    —Bible: New Testament St. Paul, in Titus, 1:15.

    See Lawrence on Puritans.

    With a smile of Christian charity great Casey’s visage shone;
    He stilled the rising tumult, he made the game go on;
    —Ernest Lawrence Thayer (1863–1940)