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In the wings the tenor hungers
For the heroine's convulsive kiss, and Faust
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Who among us has not, in moments of ambition, dreamt of the miracle of a form of poetic prose, musical but without rhythm and rhym ...
Beauty will be CONVULSIVE or will not be at all.
Tears may be considered as the natural and involuntary resource of the mind overcome by some sudden and violent emotion, before it ...
The rising power of the United States in world affairs ... requires, not a more compliant press, but a relentless barrage of facts ...
Mountains are to the rest of the body of the earth, what violent muscular action is to the body of man. The muscles and tendons of ...
Easily, with a few convulsive quirks, they give up their watery ghosts, like a mortal translated before his time to the thin air o ...
Thee for my recitative,
Thee in the driving storm even as now, the snow, the winter-day
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The foremost logical prerequisite of a rigid classification is that a mental item belong to no more than one category. Such either ...
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