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My father compounded with my mother under the Dragon's tail, and my nativity was under Ursa Major, so that it follows, I am rough ...
The LORD will make you the head, and not the tail; you shall be only at the top, and not at the bottom...
A fox cannot hide its tail.
It is better to be the head of the chicken than the tail of an ox.
Who is going to raise the dog's tail if he doesn't do it himself?
. . . Look! this flesh how it crumbles to dust and is blown!
These bones, how they grind in the granite of frost and are noth
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Said an ape as he swung by his tail
To his offspring both female and male,
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The sun fades like the spreading
Of a peacock's tail, as though twilight
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And no matter how all this disappeared,
Or got where it was going, it is no longer
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Dandyism is the last flicker of heroism in decadent ages.... Dandyism is a setting sun; like the declining star, it is magnificent ...
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