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Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world
Like a colossus, and we petty men
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Milton, Madam, was a genius that could cut a Colossus from a rock; but he could not carve heads upon cherry-stones.
I remember her on the screen, huge as a colossus doll, mincing and whispering and simply hoping her way into total vulnerability.
Even beyond their deaths, the two novelists stand in contrariety. Tolstoy, the foremost heir to the traditions of the epic; Dostoe ...
Now the long-feared Asiatic colossus takes its turn as world leader, and we--the white race--have become the yellow man's burden. ...
Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
With conquering limbs astride from land to land,
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Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand
A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame
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"Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she
With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor,
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With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
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If men cease to believe that they will one day become gods then they will surely become worms.
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