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Were I as base as is the lowly plain,
And you, my Love, as high as heaven above,
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You seem to me as Dian in her orb,
As chaste as is the bud ere it be blown;
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Cannibalism to a certain moderate extent is practised among several of the primitive tribes in the Pacific, but it is upon the bod ...
Parents fear lest the natural love of their children may fade away. What kind of nature is that which is subject to decay? Custom ...
As we passed under the last bridge over the canal, just before reaching the Merrimack, the people coming out of church paused to l ...
My verse forms are relatively traditional (traditions alter). In general they have moved away from strict classical patterns in th ...
A clerk ther was of Oxenford also
That unto logyk hadde longe ygo.
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Happy is that mother whose ability to help her children continues on from babyhood and manhood into maturity. Blessed is the son w ...
I shall write a book some day about the appropriateness of names. Geoffrey Chaucer has a ribald ring, as is proper and correct, an ...
Of all existing forms of injustice there is none so cruel and inconsistent as is the position in which women are placed with regar ...
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