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Jewel of jeopardy that peril doth assail,
False and untrue, enticed oft to treason,
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Ah my dear angry Lord,
Since thou dost love, yet strike;
Cast down, yet help afford;
Sure I will do the like.
The sated appetite spurns honey, but to a ravenous appetite even the bitter is sweet.
His purposes will ripen fast,
Unfolding ev'ry hour;
The bud may have a bitter taste,
But sweet will be the flow'r.
Ah love is bitter and sweet,
but which is more sweet
the bitterness or the sweetness,
none has spoken it.
Is it sweet
to possess utterly?
or is it bitter,
bitter as ash?
Men seek to be great; they would have offices, wealth, power, and fame. They think that to be great is to possess one side of natu ...
It is so much more difficult to live with one's body than with one's soul. One's body is so much more exacting: what it won't have ...
Pacing through the forest,
Chewing the food of sweet and bitter fancy.
But to me this is both bitter and sweet.
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