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But sound of water over a rock
Where the hermit-thrush sings in the pine trees
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In the swamp in secluded recesses,
A shy and hidden bird is warbling a song.
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An aged thrush, frail, gaunt, and small,
In blast-beruffled plume,
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Peter the Hermit, Calvin, and Robespierre, sons of the same soil, at intervals of three centuries were, in a political sense, the ...
That's the wise thrush; he sings each song twice over,
Lest you should think he never could recapture
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There are no small number of people in this world who, solitary by nature,
always try to go back into their shell like a herm
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If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort. He must relinquish it.
Mankind have such a deep stake in inward illumination, that there is much to be said by the hermit or monk in defence of his life ...
I am a willow of the wilderness,
Loving the wind that bent me. All my hurts
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Yet, hermit and stoic as he was, he was really fond of sympathy, and threw himself heartily and childlike into the company of youn ...
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