It Can Be Done

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This book contains many poems of inspiration, joy and hope. Just the thing to encourage our spirits and strengthen our backbone when troubles seem too much. The purpose of this volume is to bring men courage and resolution, to cheer them, to fire them with new confidence when they grow dispirited, to strengthen their faith that THINGS CAN BE DONE. It is better for this purpose than the entire works of any one poet, for it takes the cream of many and has greater diversity than any one writer can show. Besides the poems themselves, the volume contains helps to their understanding and enjoyment. The pieces are introduced by short comments; these serve the same purpose as the strain played by the pianist before the singer begins to sing; they create a mood, give a point of view, throw light on the meaning of what follows. - Summary by Phil chenevert and the editors

Genre(s): Anthologies

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 BE THE BEST OF WHATEVER YOU ARE - by Douglas Malloch Phil Chenevert
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Play 02 THE HOUSE BY THE SIDE OF THE ROAD - by Sam Walter Foss Phil Chenevert
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Play 03 FOUR THINGS - by Henry Van Dyke Phil Chenevert
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Play 04 IF - by Rudyard Kipling Tony Addison
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Play 05 INVICTUS - by William Ernest Henley Scotty Smith
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Play 06 IT COULDN'T BE DONE - by Edgar A. Guest Phil Chenevert
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Play 07 THE WELCOME MAN - by Walt Mason Phil Chenevert
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Play 08 THE QUITTER - by Robert W. Service Jason in Panama
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Play 09 FRIENDS OF MINE - by James W. Foley RecordingPerson
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Play 10 THE WOMAN WHO UNDERSTANDS - by Everard Jack Appleton Phil Chenevert
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Play 11 WANTED - A MAN - by St. Clair Adams Sarah Jump
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Play 12 IF I SHOULD DIE - by Ben King RecordingPerson
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Play 13 JUST BE GLAD - by James Whitcomb Riley RecordingPerson
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Play 14 OPPORTUNITY - by Berton Braley Sarah Jump
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Play 15 SOLITUDE - by Ella Wheeler Wilcox RecordingPerson
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Play 16 UNSUBDUED - by S.E. Kiser SK
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Play 17 WORK - by Angela Morgan SK
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Play 18 HOW DID YOU DIE? - by Edmund Vance Cooke Phil Chenevert
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Play 19 A LESSON FROM HISTORY - by Joseph Morris SK
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Play 20 RABBI BEN EZRA - by Robert Browning Phil Chenevert
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Play 21 TO MELANCHOLY - by John Kendrick Bangs RecordingPerson
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Play 22 THE LION PATH - by Charlotte Perkins Gilman Melvin Lee
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Play 23 THE ANSWER - by Grantland Rice Phil Chenevert
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Play 24 THE WORLD IS AGAINST ME - by Edgar A. Guest DrPGould
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Play 25 SAY NOT THE STRUGGLE NAUGHT AVALETH - by Arthur Hugh Clough Jason in Panama
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Play 26 WORTH WHILE - by Ella Wheeler Wilcox RecordingPerson
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Play 27 HOPE - by Anonymous Melvin Lee
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Play 28 I'M GLAD - by Anonymous Melvin Lee
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Play 29 THE CHAMBERED NAUTILUS - by Oliver Wendell Holmes JennaMock
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Play 30 PIPPA'S SONG - by Robert Browning Jason in Panama
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Play 31 OWNERSHIP - by St. Clair Adams Melvin Lee
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Play 32 A SMILING PARADOX - by John Kendrick Bangs Michele Eaton
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Play 33 THE NEW DUCKLING - by Alfred Noyes Melvin Lee
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Play 34 CAN YOU SING A SONG? - by Joseph Morris Melvin Lee
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Play 35 KNOW THYSELF - by Angela Morgan Melvin Lee
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Play 36 JUST WHISTLE - by Frank L. Stanton RecordingPerson
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Play 37 ''MIGHT HAVE BEEN'' - by Grantland Rice Phil Chenevert
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Play 38 THE ONE - by Everard Jack Appleton Phil Chenevert
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Play 39 THE JOY OF LIVING - by Gamaliel Bradford Phil Chenevert
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Play 40 THERE WILL ALWAYS BE SOMETHING TO DO - by Edgar A. Guest Phil Chenevert
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Play 41 GOOD INTENTIONS - by St. Clair Adams SK
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Play 42 PHILOSOPHY FOR CROAKERS - by Joseph Morris Jason in Panama
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Play 43 THE FIGHTING FAILURE - by Everard Jack Appleton SK
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Play 44 DUTY - by Ralph Waldo Emerson RecordingPerson
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Play 45 THE CALL OF THE UNBEATEN - by Grantland Rice SK
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Play 46 POLONIUS'S ADVICE TO LAERTES - by William Shakespeare Melvin Lee
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Play 47 HOW DO YOU TACKLE YOUR WORK? - by Edgar A. Guest SK
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Play 48 MAN OR MANIKIN - by Richard Butler Glaenzer Melvin Lee
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Play 49 HAVING DONE AND DOING - by William Shakespeare RecordingPerson
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Play 50 FAITH - by S.E. Kiser Jason in Panama
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Play 51 OPPORTUNITY - by John James Ingalls Mahima
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Play 52 OPPORTUNITY - by William Shakespeare SK
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Play 53 OPPORTUNITY - by Walter Malone SK
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Play 54 OPPORTUNITY - by Edward Rowland Sill Melvin Lee
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Play 55 MY PHILOSOPHY - by James Whitcomb Riley Melvin Lee
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Play 56 ULYSSES - by Alfred Tennyson Kasper
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Play 57 PREPAREDNESS - by Edwin Markham SK
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Play 58 THE WISDOM OF FOLLY - by Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler Melvin Lee
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Play 59 SEE IT THROUGH - by Edgar A. Guest realisticspeakers
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Play 60 DECEMBER 31 - by S.E. Kiser Sarah Jump
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Play 61 RING OUT, WILD BELLS - by Alfred Tennyson Jason in Panama
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Play 62 WORK - by Henry Van Dyke Melvin Lee
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Play 63 START WHERE YOU STAND - by Berton Braley SK
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Play 64 A HOPEFUL BROTHER - by Frank L. Stanton Jason in Panama
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Play 65 A SONG OF THANKSGIVING - by Angela Morgan Elizabeth P.
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Play 66 LOSE THE DAY LOITERING - by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe SK
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Play 67 PLAYING THE GAME - by Berton Braley Larry Wilson
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Play 68 RESOLVE - by Berton Braley realisticspeakers
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Play 69 WHEN NATURE WANTS A MAN - by Angela Morgan Melvin Lee
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Play 70 ORDER AND THE BEES - by William Shakespeare Melvin Lee
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Play 71 SELF DEPENDENCE - by Matthew Arnold Melvin Lee
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Play 72 A LITTLE PRAYER - by S.E. Kiser SK
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Play 73 A MAN'S A MAN FOR A' THAT - by Robert Burns Leonard Wilson
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Play 74 LIFE AND DEATH - by Anna Barbauld Leonard Wilson
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Play 75 LIFE AND DEATH - by Ernest H. Crosby Leonard Wilson
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Play 76 ON BEING READY - by Grantland Rice Jason in Panama
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Play 77 TWO AT A FIRESIDE - by Edwin Markham Jason in Panama
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Play 78 TO-DAY - by Douglas Malloch Leonard Wilson
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Play 79 THE ARROW AND THE SONG - by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Kathleen Moore
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Play 80 THE INNER LIGHT - by John Milton Kathleen Moore
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Play 81 THE THINGS THAT HAVEN'T BEEN DONE BEFORE - by Edgar A. Guest SK
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Play 82 THE HAS-BEENS - by Walt Mason Jason in Panama
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Play 83 WISHING - by Ella Wheeler Wilcox Kathleen Moore
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Play 84 AWARENESS - by Miriam Teichner SK
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Play 85 ONE OF THESE DAYS - by James W. Foley SK
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Play 86 GOD - by Gamaliel Bradford Sarah Jump
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Play 87 MY TRIUMPH - by John Greenleaf Whittier Larry Wilson
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Play 88 TO ALTHEA FROM PRISON - by Richard Lovelace Leonard Wilson
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Play 89 GRIEF - by Angela Morgan madison02
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Play 90 THE RECTIFYING YEARS - by St. Clair Adams madison02
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Play 91 TO THOSE WHO FAIL - by Joaquin Miller madison02
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Play 92 HELPING' OUT - by William Judson Kibby Leonard Wilson
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Play 93 OPENING PARADISE - by Thomas Gray Jason in Panama
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Play 94 TO THE MEN WHO LOSE - by Anonymous Melvin Lee
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Play 95 IT MAY BE - by S.E. Kiser Melvin Lee
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Play 96 LIFE - by Edward Rowland Sill Melvin Lee
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Play 97 THE GRUMPY GUY - by Griffith Alexander Melvin Lee
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Play 98 THE FIGHTER - by S.E. Kiser Melvin Lee
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Play 99 TO YOUTH AFTER PAIN - by Margaret Widdemer Joelee Pasztor
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Play 100 CAN'T - by Edgar A. Guest SK
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Play 101 THE STRUGGLE - by Miriam Teichner Sarah Jump
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Play 102 HOLD FAST - by Everard Jack Appleton realisticspeakers
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Play 103 WILL - by Ella Wheeler Wilcox Kathleen Moore
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Play 104 THE GAME - by Grantland Rice Jason in Panama
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Play 105 COURAGE - by Florence Earle Coates Melvin Lee
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Play 106 A GOOD NAME - by William Shakespeare Leonard Wilson
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Play 107 SWELLITIS - by Joseph Morris Joelee Pasztor
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Play 108 CARES - by Elisabeth Barrett Browning Kathleen Moore
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Play 109 FAITH - by Edward Rowland Sill Melvin Lee
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Play 110 PLAYING THE GAME - by Anonymous SK
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Play 111 WHAT DARK DAYS DO - by Everard Jack Appleton Leonard Wilson
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Play 112 GLADNESS - by Anna Hempstead Branch Melvin Lee
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Play 113 IT WON'T STAY BLOWED - by St. Clair Adams Sarah Jump
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Play 114 THE RAINBOW - by William Wordsworth SK
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Play 115 THE FIRM OF GRIN AND BARRETT - by Sam Walter Foss Donald Gilmore
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Play 116 CHALLENGE - by Jean Nette SK
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Play 117 YOUR MISSION - by Ellen M.H. Gates SK
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Play 118 VICTORY - by Miriam Teichner SK
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Play 119 TIMES GO BY TURNS - by Robert Southwell Naduplants
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Play 120 TO-DAY - by Thomas Carlyle DrPGould
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Play 121 UNAFRAID - by Everard Jack Appleton Jason in Panama
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Play 122 BORROWED FEATHERS - by Joseph Morris Melvin Lee
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Play 123 KEEP ON KEEPIN' ON - by Anonymous Melvin Lee
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Play 124 THE DISAPPOINTED - by Ella Wheeler Wilcox Kathleen Moore
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Play 125 LET ME LIVE OUT MY YEARS - by John G. Neihardt Melvin Lee
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Play 126 COLUMBUS - by Joaquin Miller Melvin Lee
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Play 127 PER ASPERA - by Florence Earle Coates madison02
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Play 128 TIT FOR TAT - by St. Clair Adams Jason in Panama
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Play 129 THE KINGDOM OF MAN - by John Kendrick Jason in Panama
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Play 130 ABOU BEN ADHEM - by Leigh Hunt Leonard Wilson
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Play 131 THIS WORLD - by Frank L. Stanton madison02
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Play 132 GRAY DAYS - by Griffith Alexander madison02
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Play 133 LAUGH A LITTLE BIT - by Edmund Vance Cooke madison02
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Play 134 A SONG OF LIFE - by Angela Morgan Jason in Panama
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Play 135 A POOR UNFORTUNATE - by Frank L. Stanton Sarah Jump
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Play 136 THE TRAINERS - by Grantland Rice Jason in Panama
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Play 137 LIFE - by Etta Wheeler Wilcox SK
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Play 138 A TOAST TO MERRIMENT - by James W. Foley Michael Fassio
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Play 139 MISTRESS FATE - by William Rose Benét Jason in Panama
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Play 140 SLEEP AND THE MONARCH - by William Shakespeare Larry Wilson
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Play 141 NEVER TROUBLE TROUBLE - by St. Clair Adams Michael Fassio
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Play 142 CLEAR THE WAY - by Charles Mackay Michael Fassio
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Play 143 ONE FIGHT MORE - by Theodosia Garrison Sarah Jump
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Play 144 A PSALM OF LIFE - by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Kathleen Moore
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Play 145 A CREED - by Edwin Markham madison02
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Play 146 BATTLE CRY - by John G. Neihardt Jason in Panama
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Play 147 THE HAPPY HEART - by Thomas Dekker Jason in Panama
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Play 148 IF YOU CAN'T GO OVER OR UNDER, GO ROUND - by Joseph Morris Shana Burns
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Play 149 THICK IS THE DARKNESS - by William Ernest Henley madison02
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Play 150 THE BELLY AND THE MEMBERS - by William Shakespeare Jason in Panama
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Play 151 THE CELESTIAL SURGEON - by Robert Louis Stevenson SK
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Play 152 MAN, BIRD, AND GOD - by Robert Browning Larry Wilson
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Play 153 HIS ALLY - by William Rose Benét Melvin Lee
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Play 154 SUBMISSION - by Miriam Teichner Melvin Lee
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Play 155 A PRAYER - by Theodosia Garrison SK
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Play 156 STABILITY - by William Shakespeare Michael Fassio
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Play 157 THE BARS OF FATE - by Ellen M.H. Gates Larry Wilson
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Play 158 ULTIMATE ACT - by Henry Bryan Binns Jason in Panama
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Play 159 HE WHOM A DREAM HATH POSSESSED - by Sheamus O Sheel Naduplants
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Play 160 SUCCESS - by Berton Braley Jason in Panama
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Play 161 PLAY THE GAME - by Henry Newbolt Naduplants
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Play 162 THE MAN WHO FRETS AT WORLDLY STRIFE - by Joseph Rodman Drake Michael Fassio
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Play 163 SERENITY - by Lord Byron Larry Wilson
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Play 164 HERE'S HOPIN' - by Frank L. Stanton Sarah Jump
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Play 165 CLEON AND I - by Charles Mackay Jason in Panama
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Play 166 THE PESSIMIST - by Ben King SK
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Play 167 A PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED - by St. Clair Adams Jason in Panama
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Play 168 PROSPICE - by Robert Browning Michael Fassio
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Play 169 THE GREATNESS OF THE SOUL - by Alfred Tennyson Jason in Panama
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Play 170 HEINELET - by Gamaliel Bradford Sarah Jump
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Play 171 STAND FORTH! - by Angela Morgan SK
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Play 172 LIONS AND ANTS - by Walt Mason SK
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Play 173 LIFE, NOT DEATH - by Alfred Tennyson Larry Wilson
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Play 174 THE UNMUSICAL SOLOIST - by Joseph Morris realisticspeakers
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Play 175 ON DOWN THE ROAD - by Grantland Rice Michael Fassio
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Play 176 MEETIN' TROUBLE - by Everard Jack Appleton Melvin Lee
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Play 177 PRESS ON - by Park Benjamin Melvin Lee
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Play 178 MY CREED - by S.E. Kiser SK
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Play 179 CO-OPERATION - by J. Mason Knox DrPGould
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Play 180 THE NOBLE NATURE - by Ben Jonson Jason in Panama
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Play 181 DAYS OF CHEER - by James W. Foley Alec Larson
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Play 182 DE SUNFLOWER AIN'T DE DAISY - by Anonymous Jordan Watts
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Play 183 THE DAFFODILS - by William Wordsworth Kathleen Moore
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Play 184 A LITTLE THANKFUL SONG - by Frank L. Stanton Jason in Panama
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Play 185 TWO RAINDROPS - by Joseph Morris SK
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Play 186 MY WAGE - by Jessie B. Rittenhouse SK
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Play 187 THE GIFT - by Robert Burns Melvin Lee
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Play 188 PROMETHEUS UNBOUND - by Percy Bysshe Shelley Kasper
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Play 189 VICTORY IN DEFEAT - by Edwin Markham Larry Wilson
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Play 190 THE RICHER MINES - by John Kendrick Bangs Kathleen Moore
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Play 191 BRAVE LIFE - by Grantland Rice Michael Fassio
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Play 192 A SONG OF TO-MORROW - by Frank L. Stanton Jason in Panama
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Play 193 THE GLAD SONG - by Joseph Morris Beth Thomas
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Play 194 PAINTING THE LILY - by William Shakespeare Larry Wilson
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Play 195 A PRETTY GOOD WORLD - by Frank L. Stanton Jason in Panama
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Play 196 ODE TO DUTY - by William Wordsworth Beth Thomas
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Play 197 THE SYNDICATED SMILE - by St. Clair Adams Jason in Panama
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Play 198 FAIRY SONG - by John Keats Donald Gilmore
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Play 199 PRAISE THE GENEROUS GODS FOR GIVING - by William Ernest Henley Melvin Lee
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Play 200 COWARDS - by William Shakespeare Larry Wilson
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Play 201 THE WORD - by John Kendrick Bangs DrPGould
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Play 202 ENVOI - by John G. Neihardt Jason in Panama
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Play 203 JAW - by St. Clair Adams Corrinne LePage
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Play 204 THE CONQUEROR - by Berton Braley Corrinne LePage
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Play 205 IS IT RAINING, LITTLE FLOWER? - by Anonymous realisticspeakers
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Play 206 GRADATIM - by J.G. Holland Jason in Panama
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Play 207 RULES FOR THE ROAD - by Edwin Markham SK
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Play 208 LIFE - by Griffith Alexander Beth Thomas
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Play 209 HOE YOUR ROW - by Frank L. Stanton DrPGould
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Play 210 BORROWING TROUBLE - by Robert Burns Jason in Panama
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Play 211 UNDISMAYED - by James W. Foley DrPGould
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Play 212 A HERO - by Florence Earle Coates Jason in Panama
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Play 213 WILL - by Alfred Tennyson Jason in Panama
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Play 214 FABLE - by Ralph Waldo Emerson SK
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Play 215 DUTY - by Edwin Markham Jason in Panama
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Play 216 PRAYER FOR PAIN - by John G. Neihardt Melvin Lee
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Play 217 STEADFAST - by Everard Jack Appleton Melvin Lee
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Play 218 IF - by John Kendrick Bangs Melvin Lee
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Play 219 THE GIFTS OF GOD - by George Herbert Melvin Lee
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Play 220 A PHILOSOPHER - by John Kendrick Bangs Kathleen Moore
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Play 221 THE LIFE WITHOUT PASSION - by William Shakespeare Jason in Panama
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Play 222 CHARACTER OF A HAPPY LIFE - by Sir Henry Wotton SK
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Play 223 ESSENTIALS - by St. Clair Adams SK
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Play 224 THE STONE REJECTED - by Edwin Markham heart2voice2heart
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Play 225 GOOD DEEDS - by William Shakespeare SK
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Play 226 YOU MAY COUNT THAT DAY - by George Eliot SK
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Play 227 SADNESS AND MERRIMENT - by William Shakespeare Melvin Lee
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Play 228 APPRECIATION - by William Judson Kibby Melvin Lee
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Play 229 KEEP SWEET - by Strickland W. Gillilan Jason in Panama
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Play 230 MORALITY - by Matthew Arnold SK
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Play 231 A HYMN TO HAPPINESS - by James W. Foley Melvin Lee
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Play 232 OPPORTUNITY - by Edwin Markham SK
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Play 233 TO A YOUNG MAN - by Edgar A. Guest SK
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Play 234 SLOGAN - by Jane M'Lean Jason in Panama
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Play 235 SMILES - by Ella Wheeler Wilcox Kathleen Moore
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Play 236 SIT DOWN, SAD SOUL - by Bryan Waller Procter tovarisch
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Play 237 SONG OF ENDEAVOR - by James W. Foley tovarisch
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Play 238 KEEP A-GOIN'! - by Frank L. Stanton tovarisch
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Play 239 WHEN EARTH'S LAST PICTURE IS PAINTED - by Rudyard Kipling tovarisch
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