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There is the rich quarter, with its houses of pink and white, and
its crumbling, leafy terraces.
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The first promise exchanged by two beings of flesh was at the foot of a rock that was crumbling into dust; they took as witness fo ...
How old the world is! I walk between two eternities.... What is my fleeting existence in comparison with that decaying rock, that ...
Strong to break dead things,
the young tree, drained of sap,
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So, when the last and dreadful Hour
This crumbling Pageant shall devour,
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The ramparts of Vienna are crumbling into the sand; no one wants to live so confined, however, the entire country is already surro ...
So there stood Matthew Arnold and this girl
With the cliffs of England crumbling away behind them,
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Never to walk from the station's lamps and laurels
Carrying my father's lean old leather case
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Auden, MacNeice, Day Lewis, I have read them all,
Hoping against hope to hear the authentic call . . .
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a fortress against ideas and against the
Shuddering insidious shock of the theory-vendors
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