fling-wing quotes

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Ferdinand De Soto, sleeping
In the river, never heard
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Come, fill the Cup, and in the fire of Spring
Your Winter-garment of Repentance fling:
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The Graces, and the rosie-boosom'd Howres,
Thither all their bounties bring,
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The evils of mortals are manifold; nowhere is trouble of the same wing seen.
Updike was the first to take the penile sensorium under the wing of elaborate metaphorical prose.
No Raven's wing can stretch the flight so far
As the torn bandrols of Napoleon's war.
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In dinner talk it is perhaps allowable to fling any faggot rather than let the fire go out.
With sweet May dews my wings were wet,
And Phoebus fir'd my vocal rage;
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Song, like a wing, tears through my breast, my side,
And madness chooses out my voice again,
Again.
Yet the day wears,
And door succeeds door;
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