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We often in our misfortunes take that for constancy and patience which is only dejection of mind; we suffer without daring to hold ...
I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to brag as lustily as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if onl ...
Ah! from the soul itself must issue forth
A light, a glory, a fair luminous cloud
Enveloping the Earth.
A grief without a pant, void, dark, and drear,
O Lady! we receive but what we give,
And in our life alone does Nature live:
Well! If the Bard was weather-wise, who made
The grand old ballad of Sir Patrick Spence,
But oh! each visitation
Suspends what nature gave me any my birth,
My shaping spirit of Imagination.
I see them all so excellently fair,
I see, not feel, how beautiful they are!
"Well, who begun it?"
That's what at the end of a war
We always say not who won it,
Or what it was foughten for.
I could lie down like a tired child,
And weep away the life of care
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