alexandrian laurel quotes

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The strongest poison ever known
Came from Caesar's laurel crown.
It is a mass language only in the same sense that its baseball slang is born of baseball players. That is, it is a language which ...
Let arms yield to the toga, let the [victor's] laurel yield to the [orator's] tongue.
Kassandra shakes out her hair
Its gold clasped
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What forests of laurel we bring, and the tears of mankind, to those who stood firm against the opinion of their contemporaries!
A character is like an acrostic or Alexandrian stanza;--read it forward, backward, or across, it still spells the same thing.
No more shall the war cry sever,
Or the winding rivers be red:
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The graceful flowers of innocence are more valuable than the laurel crown of fame.
Finally, your lengthy service ended,
Lay your weariness beneath my laurel tree.
Smart lad, to slip betimes away
From fields where glory does not stay,
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