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Sweet Echo, sweetest Nymph that liv'st unseen
Within thy airy shell
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'What is truth?' said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Pilate was in advance of his time. For 'truth' itself is a ...
I wept as I remembered how often you and I
Had tired the sun with talking and sent him down the sky.
I thought it altogether proper that I should take a brief furlough from official duties at Washington to mingle with you here to-d ...
There are various eyes. Even the Sphinx has eyes: and as a result there are various "truths," and as a result there is no truth.
The weeping of an heir is laughter in disguise.
Duke (in disguise). I pray you, sir, of what disposition was the Duke?
Escalus. One that, above all other strifes, contended
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The lady doth protest too much, methinks.
The bird of Araby,
That potentially
May never die,
We naturally remembered Alexander Henry's Adventures here, as a sort of classic among books of American travel.... He is a travele ...
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