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One criticizes the English for carrying their teapots wherever they go, even lugging them up Mount Etna. But doesn't every nation ...
I would jump down Etna for any public good--but I hate a mawkish popularity.
The day in his hotness,
The strife with the palm;
The night in her silence,
The stars in their calm . . .
In the moonlight the shepherds,
Soft lull'd by the rills,
Lie wrapt in their blankets
Asleep on the hills.
Dangerous conceits are in their natures poisons,
Which at the first are scarce found to distaste,
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