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Follow your saint, follow with accents sweet;
Haste you, sad notes, fall at her flying feet.
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Whether you like it or not, history is on our side. We will bury you.
Methought I saw my late espousèd saint
Brought to me like Alcestis from the grave.
On a day of burial there is no perspective--for space itself is annihilated. Your dead friend is still a fragmentary being. The da ...
I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips,
Straining upon the start. The game's afoot!
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Gentlemen in England now abed
Shall think themselves accursed they were not here,
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The heretic is always better dead. And mortal eyes cannot distinguish the saint from the heretic.
A saint about to fall,
The stained flats of heaven hit and razed
To the kissed kite hems of his shawl....
...let the dead bury their own dead.
Saint, saintliness is a long way off.
It is like a tall and beautiful palm tree.
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