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Every time a child says "I don't believe in fairies" there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
It was a time of madness, the sort of mad-hysteria that always presages war. There seems to be nothing left but war--when any popu ...
When a daughter tries suicide
and the chimney falls down like a drunk
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For Man is God
and man is eating the earth up
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The stars are pears
that no one can reach,
even for a wedding.
Perhaps for a death.
Fair Hope! our earlier Heaven! by thee
Young Time is taster to Eternity.
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Ah, it is sweet on the hills,
to dance in sacred faun-pelt,
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The city seems in-toppling from a height,
But she can trust it not to fall tonight.
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A beautiful sentence is beautiful, and a beautiful flower is beautiful, but their duration is nearly the same--a day, a century. N ...
To get into just those situations where sham virtues will not suffice, but rather where, as with the ropedancer on his rope, one e ...
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