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George the First was always reckoned
Vile, but viler George the Second;
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'All that is mortal of great Plato there
Expiates the joy and woe his master knew not;
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Lad, thou hast gotten a child in me,
Laddie, a man thou'lt ha'e to be,
Yea, though I'm sorry for thee.
At a wavering instant the swallows gave way to bats
By the Ponte Vecchio . . .
Changing guard.
A circle swoop, and a quick parabola under the bridge arches
Where light pushes through;
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Creatures that hang themselves up like an old rag, to sleep;
And disgustingly upside down.
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Persephone herself is but a voice
or a darkness invisible enfolded in the deeper dark
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Reach me a gentian, give me a torch!
let me guide myself with the blue, forked torch of this flower
Along the avenue of cypresses,
All in their scarlet cloaks and surplices
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When she rises in the morning
I linger to watch her;
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