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The great fact in life, the always possible escape from dullness, was the lake. The sun rose out of it, the day began there; it wa ...
All stars stand close in summer air
And tremble, and look mild as amber;
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Outside every fat man there was an even fatter man trying to close in.
In his green den the murmuring seal
Close by his sleek companion lies;
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The universe may or may not be very immense.
As a matter of fact there are times when I am apt
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And oh, I knew, I knew,
And said out loud, I couldn't bide the smother
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For government, though high, and low, and lower,
Put into parts, doth keep in one consent,
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All I have to do
is hear his name
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Mr. Roosevelt, this is my principal request--it is almost the last request I shall ever make of anybody. Before you leave the pres ...
Emerson was the greater artist. His essays contain some of the most beautiful language in our literature. How Henry James could ha ...
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