cuckoo-clock quotes

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In Italy, for thirty years, under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed. But they produced Michelangelo, Leo ...
Switzerland is a small, steep country, much more up and down than sideways, and is all stuck over with large brown hotels built on ...
In the cowslips peeps I lie,
Hidden from the buzzing fly,
...
A Clock stopped--
Not the Mantel's--
...
Repeat that, repeat,
Cuckoo, bird,
The finch, the sparrow, and the lark,
The plainsong cuckoo grey,
...
The hedge-sparrow fed the cuckoo so long
That it had its head bit off by its young.
When I do count the clock that tells the time,
And see the brave day sunk in hideous night,
...
He makes his voyage too late, perhaps, by a true water clock who delays too long.
The cuckoo is a merry bird,
He sings as he flies,
He brings us glad tidings
And tells us no lies.
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