bean-stalk quotes

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Yet what I sowed and what the orchard yields
My brother's sons are gathering stalk and root,
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I come from the city of Boston,
The home of the bean and the cod,
Thy early smile has stayed my walk;
But midst the gorgeous blooms of May,
I passed thee on thy humble stalk.
As we walked homeward across the fields, the sun dropped and lay like a great golden globe in the low west. While it hung there, t ...
Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen. On the farm the weather was the grea ...
Cassoulet, that best of bean feasts, is everyday fare for a peasant but ambrosia for a gastronome, though its ideal consumer is a ...
Stalk,
stalk the prey,
away,
away to the hills,
hell-hounds of madness,
swift.
The night has cut
each from each
and curled the petals
back from the stalk.
Poor child,
great the breast,
small you
from frail stalk.
Hast thou named all the birds without a gun?
Loved the wood rose, and left it on its stalk?
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