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the anchor weeps
Its red rust downward,
The very hirelings of the press, whose trade it is to buoy up the spirits of the people ... have uttered falsehoods so long, they ...
The daughter of debate, that eke discord doth sow,
Shall reap no gain where former rule hath taught still peace to
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The secret of the illusoriness is in the necessity of a succession of moods or objects. Gladly we would anchor, but the anchorage ...
We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope.
At anchor she rides the sunny sod,
As full to the gunnel of flowers growing
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It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought.
Most people can swim a narrow river. Water is an alien element, but with labor we can force ourselves through it. A good swimmer c ...
Whether they forget
What they wanted first or not
They tarnish at quiet anchor.
No man is good enough to govern another man, without that other's consent. I say this is the leading principle--the sheet anchor o ...
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