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Will you tell me my fault, frankly as to yourself, for I had rather wince, than die. Men do not call the surgeon to commend the bo ...
There's a certain Slant of light,
Winter Afternoons--
That oppresses, like the Heft
Of Cathedral Tunes--
This was one of the rye-bread days, all dull and damp without.
But the golden-rod is one of the fairy, magical flowers; it grows not up to seek human love amid the light of day, but to mark to ...
I am absurdly fearful about this voyage. Various little omens have combined to give me a dark feeling.... Perhaps we shall live to ...
How many persons must there be who cannot worship alone since they are content with so little.
Men disappoint me so, I disappoint myself so, yet courage, patience, shuffle the cards ...
We need to hear the excuses men make to themselves for their worthlessness.
Genius will live and thrive without training, but it does not the less reward the watering- pot and pruning-knife.
For precocity some great price is always demanded sooner or later in life.
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