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“If” By Rudyard Kipling

“If” By Rudyard Kipling My grandmother gave me this poem when I was a boy and over the years I have always had a copy of it in my possession.  Thinking back on my 45 years I have probably read it over 300 times.  It never fails…
Nelson Mandela at his jail window
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Invictus

Invictus BY WILLIAM ERNEST HENLEY Out of the night that covers me,       Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be       For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance       I…