Stephen Crane quotes

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"I am enchanted, believe me,
To die, thus,
In this mediaeval fashion,
According to the best legends;
"It is futile," I said,
"You can never--"
A youth in apparel that glittered
Went to walk in a grim forest.
There he met an assassin
Then took he the wound, smiling,
And died, content.
I saw a creature, naked, bestial,
Who, squatting upon the ground,
Held his heart in his hands,
And ate of it.
I saw a man pursuing the horizon;
"But I like it
Because it is bitter,
And because it is my heart."
Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind
Swift blazing flag of the regiment,
Eagle with crest of red and gold,
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