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And new Philosophy calls all in doubt,
The element of fire is quite put out;
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Cannons and fire-arms are cruel and damnable machines; I believe them to have been the direct suggestion of the Devil. If Adam had ...
Forty years after a battle it is easy for a noncombatant to reason about how it ought to have been fought. It is another thing per ...
Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
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As kingfishers catch fire, dragonflies draw flame;
Kick up the fire, and let the flames break loose
To drive the shadows back;
Prolong the talk on this or that excuse....
O delicate walker, babbler, dialectician Fire,
O enemy and image of ourselves,
Life direct...is what Flaubert and Joyce have convinced themselves the man may never get quite clear of but the artist has nothing ...
Gradually I regained my usual composure. I reread Pale Fire more carefully. I liked it better when expecting less. And what was th ...
Mother of fire, let me stand at your devouring gate
as the sun dies in your arms and you loosen its terrible weight.
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