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Beauty is lyrical. Ugliness is elegiac.
In middle life each man wrote a long elegiac work centering on the death of someone very near his heart: Tennyson's In Memoriam su ...
Lizzie Borden took an axe
And gave her mother forty whacks;
...
She kisses her killed boy.
And she is sorry.
Chaos in windy grays
through a red prairie.
The time had come for him to set out on his journey westward. Yes, the newspapers were right: snow was general all over Ireland. I ...
Like a French poem is life; being only perfect in structure
When with the masculine rhymes mingled the feminine are.
Not without hope we suffer and we mourn.
The light that never was, on sea or land,
The consecration, and the Poet's dream;
A deep distress hath humanized my Soul.
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