Unsubjected Property

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Submitted by F L Light on Tue, 2006-06-06 15:56

Would you consider purchasing, either for yourself or as a gift, a book which had five or six thousand couplets like these? In letters to agents or publishers I may quote your answers.
1
Possessing unsubjected property,
Free men allow the state no larceny.

2
Possessing unembarrassed property,
Athenians killed official thievery.

3
Extending freeborn ownership, obtain
Defensive property for your domain.

4
Maintaining unsubjected ownership
Of self, with property yourself equip!

5
Profess yourself unhindered property,
Not immolating what you’ve come to be.

6
Profess yourself unhindered property,
Not liable to the state’s expediency.

7
Profess yourself unhindered property,
Not losing in profession liberty.

8
Profess yourself unhindered property,
Not left in prostrate liability.

9
Profess yourself unhindered property,
Fit to elude illiberal injury.

10
As masculine as ownership unbound
This country was, for liberty renowned.

11
As forcible as ownership, I find
Profound extensions that enrich my mind.

12
As forcible as ownership, I have
Cerebral properties which Metis gave.

13
As forcible as ownership, no less
Than Sophocles’ resources I’d possess.

14
As forcible as ownership, no less
Than Sophoclean English I’d possess.

15
As forcible as ownership, no less
Than Rockefeller’s prudence I’d possess.

16
As forcible as ownership, much more
Than Shakespeare I’d resplendency restore.

17
As forcible as ownership, much more
Than Caesar’s is my mind an emperor.

18
As forcible as ownership, the truth
Possesses me to keep my vision couth.

19
As forcible as ownership, no small
Enforcement in my mind is rational.

©2006 F L Light


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