James Kenneth Stephens quotes

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If I asked her master he'd give me a cask a day;
But she, with the beer at hand, not a gill would arrange!
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The lanky hank of a she in the inn over there
Nearly killed me for asking the loan of a glass of beer;
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A woman is a branchy tree
And man a singing wind;
And from her branches carelessly
He takes what he can find.
The time comes when our hearts sink utterly;
When we remember Deirdre and her tale,
And that her lips are dust.
More than a thousand years it is since she
Was beautiful: she trod the living grass;
She saw the clouds.
Speech and prose are not the same thing. They have different wave-lengths, for speech moves at the speed of light, where prose mov ...
As we forgive those done to us,
MThe lamb, the linnet, and the hare--
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"Finality is death. Perfection is finality. Nothing is perfect. There are lumps in it," said the Philosopher.
Crouching down where nothing stirs
In the silence of the furze,
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I would think until I found
Something I can never find,
Something lying on the ground,
In the bottom of my mind.
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