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Who says that fictions only and false hair
Become a verse? Is there in truth no beauty?
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Down in the living room I have a clock which is called a "four-hundred-day" clock, which is supposed to run 400 days without windi ...
Age. That period of life in which we compound for the vices that remain by reviling those we have no longer the vigor to commit.
With crayons the child draws a rigid house
and a winding pathway. Then the child
puts in a man with buttons like tears
The harlot's cry from street to street
Shall weave old England's winding sheet.
Bring me an axe and spade,
Bring me a winding-sheet;
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We are all aware that speech, like chemistry, has a structure. There is a limited set of elements--vowels and consonants--and thes ...
What an antithetical mind!--tenderness, roughness--delicacy, coarseness--sentiment, sensuality--soaring and grovelling, dirt and d ...
Few, few shall part, where many meet!
The snow shall be their winding sheet,
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If doubtful whether to end with "yours faithfully," or "yours truly," or "yours most truly," &c. (there are at least a dozen varie ...
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