Dari Persian quotes

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I think it's only in a crisis that Americans see other people. It has to be an American crisis, of course. If two countries fight ...
Ermined and minked and Persian-lambed,
Be-puffed (be-painted, too, alas!)
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Boy, I hate their empty shows,
Persian garlands I detest,
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Come, give thy soul a loose, and taste the pleasures of the poor.
Sometimes 'tis grateful for the rich to try
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persian pussy from over the sea
demure and lazy and smug and fat
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Oh! thou clear spirit of clear fire, whom on these seas I as Persian once did worship, till in the sacramental act so burned by th ...
I have not been asked, as I should have been asked, what the name of Zarathustra means in my mouth, the mouth of the first immoral ...
If one doubts whether Grecian valor and patriotism are not a fiction of the poets, he may go to Athens and see still upon the wall ...
It had not a New England but an Oriental character, reminding us of trim Persian gardens, of Haroun Al-raschid, and the artificial ...
The threadbare trees, so poor and thin,
They are no wealthier than I;
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