ashʿarite quotes

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Oh when to apprize
Is to mesmerize,
To see fall down, the Column of Gold,
Into the commonest ash.
so for your arrogance
and your ruthlessness
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Is it sweet
to possess utterly?
or is it bitter,
bitter as ash?
Arise,
lest I bend an ash-tree
into a taut bow,
and slay and tear
all the roots from the earth.
The narcissus has copied the arch
of your slight breast:
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Thoth, Hermes, the stylus,
the palette, the pen, the quill endure,
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On Thursday morning
going through the quiet woods
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For it's home, dearie, home--it's home I want to be.
Our topsails are hoisted, and we'll away to sea.
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See where she comes, and smell how all the street,
Breathes vineyards and pomegranates: oh, how sweet!
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He sent for lancewood to make the thills;
The crossbars were ash, from the straightest trees;
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