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My men, like satyrs grazing on the lawns,
Shall with their goat feet dance an antic hay.
Resolution thus fubbed with the rusty curb of old father antic the law.
Within the hollow crown
That rounds the mortal temples of a king
Constantly risking absurdity
and death
But let my due feet never fail
To walk the studious cloister's pale,
How strange or odd some'er I bear myself,
As I perchance hereafter shall think meet
To put an antic disposition on.
For God's sake, let us sit upon the ground
And tell sad stories of the death of kings!
Not marble nor the gilded monuments
Of princes shall outlive this powerful rime;
Of how he loved high laughter and the lonely
Heart, and cursed a dissipated rime
What a contrast between the stern and desolate poetry of Ossian, and that of Chaucer, and even of Shakespeare and Milton, much mor ...
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