chime-hoop quotes

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Fine vapors escape from whatever is doing the living.
The night is cold and delicate and full of angels
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all the clocks in the city
Began to whirr and chime:
"O let not Time deceive you,
You cannot conquer Time.
Canst thou copy in verse one chime
Of the wood-bell's peal and cry,
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When the enterprising burglar isn't burgling,
When the cut-throat isn't occupied in crime,
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O cheer and tune my heartless breast,
Defer no time;
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I'm getting married in the morning,
Ding! dong! the bells are gonna chime.
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till disproportion'd sin
Jarr'd against natures chime, and with harsh din
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Mortals that would follow me,
Love vertue, she alone is free,
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Ring out, ye crystal spheres,
Once bless our human ears
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There is one thing that matters--to set a chime of words tinkling in the minds of a few fastidious people.
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