J.M. Synge quotes

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I asked if I got sick and died, would you
With my black funeral go walking too,
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they alive, I dead beneath
That board--you'd rave and rend them with your teeth.
Bert, the big-foot, sung by Villon,
Cassandra, Ronsard found in Lyon.
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All the rare and royal names
Wormy sheepskin yet retains:
These are rotten, so you're the Queen
Of all are living, or have been.
I'm a good scholar when it comes to reading but a blotting kind of writer when you give me a pen.
As a man has no right to kill one of his children if it is diseased or insane, so a man who has made the gradual and conscious exp ...
I knew the stars, the flowers, and the birds,
The gray and wintry sides of many glens,
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The grief of the keen is no personal complaint for the death of one woman over eighty years, but seems to contain the whole passio ...
Lord, confound this surly sister,
Blight her brow with blotch and blister,
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