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Well has one of our greatest poets written, "Take up the fat man's burden."
THREE ELEPHANT POWERANDREW BARTON 'BANJO' PATERSON
Take up the love poems, elegies, fairy tales and prayers of the ancient Egyptians.
In spite of his success, however, Pershing was not yet ready to take up the strenuous course in the Military Academy.
THE STORY OF GENERAL PERSHINGEVERETT T. (EVERETT TITSWORTH) TOMLINSON
Then they went back home to take up the burden that was their share.
Lady B. Tell me Dolly, how dare you take up with that person?
FONTAINBLEAUJOHN O'KEEFFE
You are easy to take up, but you are not at all easy to put down, Master Tommy.
This wide-spread delusion is precisely one of the causes why I take up this subject.
PRACTICAL RELIGIONJOHN CHARLES RYLE
Now the Leipzig came nearer in order to take up the fight with the lighter British ships.
Some practical military man, not given to take up with shadows, it likeliest was.
They take up their abode in a dwelling which has absolutely no traditions of haunting.
GHOSTS I HAVE SEENVIOLET TWEEDALE

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