ash-furnace quotes

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A man may take care of a furnace for twenty-five years and still forget to duck his head when he starts going down the cellar stai ...
What the hammer?What the chain?
In what furnace was thy brain?
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Oh when to apprize
Is to mesmerize,
To see fall down, the Column of Gold,
Into the commonest ash.
The statue of Freedom has not been cast yet, the furnace is hot, we can all still burn our fingers.
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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