cinnamon-fern quotes

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We have the receipt of fern-seed, we walk invisible.
They take unbelievable pleasure in the hideous blast of the hunting horn and baying of the hounds. Dogs' dung smells sweet as cinn ...
Oh, never this whelming east wind swells
But it seems like the sea's return
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See where she comes, and smell how all the street,
Breathes vineyards and pomegranates: oh, how sweet!
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As the brain of man is the speck of dust in the universe that thinks, so the leaves--the fern and the needled pine and the lattice ...
Angel of clean sheets, do you know bedbugs?
Once in a madhouse they came like specks of cinnamon
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Flouncing your skirts, you blueness of joy, you flirt of
politeness,
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I come from haunts of coot and hern,
I make a sudden sally,
And sparkle out among the fern
To bicker down a valley.
In a room with a stuffed fox and a stale fern,
The only fruit which even much living yields seems to be often only some trivial success,--the ability to do some slight thing bet ...
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