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If one cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen.
Consider well the proportion of things. It is better to be a young June-bug than an old bird of paradise.
Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes
Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated,
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And God said, Let the waters generate,
Reptile with spawn abundant, living soul:
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Doubtless, we are as slow to conceive of Paradise as of Heaven, of a perfect natural as of a perfect spiritual world. We see how p ...
The symbolic view of things is a consequence of long absorption in images. Is sign language the real language of Paradise?
Thou hast the keys of Paradise, O just, subtle, and mighty opium!
Thou hast the keys of Paradise, oh just, subtle, and mighty opium!
The legend of Felix is ended, the toiling of Felix is done;
The Master has paid him his wages, the goal of his journey is won
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Man, dreame no more of curious mysteries,
As what was here before the world was made,
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