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Typically, the hero of the fairy tale achieves a domestic, microcosmic triumph, and the hero of myth a world-historical, macrocosm ...
So much of truth, only under an ancient obsolete vesture, but the spirit of it still true, do I find in the Paganism of old nation ...
What's a hero? I didn't even think about it.
I'm not an American hero. I'm a person that loves children.
At Sestos, Hero dwelt; Hero the faire,
Whom young Apollo, courted for her haire,
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Like to the tree of Tantalus she fled,
And seeming lavish, sav'de her maydenhead.
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He's not out
seeing a sight but the rock
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We do not like some things, and the hero
doesn't; deviating head-stones
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Here is a hero who did nothing but shake the tree as soon as the fruit was ripe. Does this seem to be too small a thing to you? Th ...
If the hero is not a person, the emblem
Of him, even if Xenophon, seems
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