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The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn, and Egypt, Greece, Rome, Gaul, Britain, America, lie folded in the first man.
Give me the eye to see a navy in an acorn. What is there of the divine in a load of bricks? What of the divine in a barber's shop ...
he had been born
In a half savage country, out of date;
Bent resolutely on wringing lilies from the acorn;
Time is bearing another son.
Kill Time! She turns in her pain!
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Yet poetry, though the last and finest result, is a natural fruit. As naturally as the oak bears an acorn, and the vine a gourd, m ...
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