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Nature allows all, by its murderous laws;
Incest and rape, all theft and parricide,
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I know St. Thomas Aquinas calls eternity, nunc stans, and ever-abiding now; which is easy enough to say, but though I fain would, ...
I dreaded that first robin so,
But he is mastered now,
The first Day's Night had come--
And grateful that a thing
So terrible--had been endured--
I told my Soul to sing--
The Heart asks Pleasure--first--
And then--Excuse from Pain--
Twas warm--at first--like Us--
Until there crept upon
A Chill--like frost upon a Glass--
Judge Thomas was a man who had used the system to get where he wanted to be, but then felt that everyone else should pull themselv ...
And from the first declension of the flesh
I learnt man's tongue, to twist the shapes of thoughts
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The green trees when I saw them first through one of the gates transported and ravished me, their sweetness and unusual beauty mad ...
All appeared new, and strange at first, inexpressibly rare and delightful and beautiful. I was a little stranger, which at my entr ...
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