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Robert W. Service

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The Wanderlust has got me... by the belly-aching fire

— Robert W. Service

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I have no doubts that the Devil grins, As seas of ink I spatter. Ye gods, forgive my “literary” sins – The other kind don’t matter.

— Robert W. Service


I like to think that when I fall, A rain-drop in Death's shoreless sea, This shelf of books along the wall, Beside my bed, will mourn for me.

— Robert W. Service


Even goats may have starlight in their eyes.

— Robert W. Service


Now a promise made is a debt unpaid and the trail has its own stern code.

— Robert W. Service


I have some friends, some honest friends, and honest friends are few; My pipe of briar, my open fire, A book that's not too new.

— Robert W. Service

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Avoid extremes: be moderate In saving and in spending; An equable and easy gait Will win an easy ending.

— Robert W. Service

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I have an intense dislike for artificial society. In France, one could lead a free life - to do what one wanted to do without interference or criticism from one's neighbors.

— Robert W. Service

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It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out; it's the grain of sand in your shoe.

— Robert W. Service

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His life, though none too long, Was never dull: Of woman, wine and song Bill had his full.

— Robert W. Service

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Service is best known for his poems "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "The Cremation of Sam McGee" from his first book Songs of a Sourdough (1907; also publiRobert W. Serviced as The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses). "These humorous tales in verse were considered doggerel by the literary set yet remain extremely popular to this day. ".

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