aeolian lyre quotes

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"Epic poem,--ten thousand lines--revolution of July--composed it on the spot--Mars by day, Apollo by night,--bang the field-piece, ...
God, who gave to him the lyre,
Of all mortals the desire,
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The actor should not play a part. Like the Aeolian harps that used to be hung in the trees to be played only by the breeze, the ac ...
a bolder note than this might swell
From my lyre within the sky.
Traveling on foot very early one morning due east from here about twenty miles,... I heard at some distance a faint music in the a ...
Mackerel gulls were all the while flying over our heads and amid the breakers, sometimes two white ones pursuing a black one; quit ...
I observed that the vitals of the village were the grocery, the bar-room, the post-office, and the bank; and, as a necessary part ...
All sound heard at the greatest possible distance produces one and the same effect, a vibration of the universal lyre, just as the ...
Thou shalt not sit
With statisticians nor commit
A social science.
Don't ever wear artistic jewelry; it wrecks a woman's reputation.
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