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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,
And God said, Let the waters generate,
Reptile with spawn abundant, living soul:
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
Man, dreame no more of curious mysteries,
As what was here before the world was made,
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