gourd vine quotes

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Ah done been in sorrow's kitchen and Ah done licked out all de pots. Ah done died in grief and been buried in de bitter waters, an ...
You always strain tuh be de bell cow, never be de tail uh nothin'.
He wuz uh man, and nobody knowed 'im but God.
Yet poetry, though the last and finest result, is a natural fruit. As naturally as the oak bears an acorn, and the vine a gourd, m ...
I dreamed this mortal part of mine
Was metamorphosed to a vine,
And found (ah me!) this flesh of mine
More like a stock than like a vine.
Thou art an elm, my husband, I a vine,
Whose weakness, married to thy stronger state,
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A melon forced off the vine will not be sweet.
Are you not the oasis where I dream, and the gourd from which I drink in long draughts the wine of memory?
To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportion ...
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