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Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, The emptiness of ages in his face, And on his back ...
Having intelligence is not as important as knowing when to use it, just as having a hoe is not as important as knowing when to pla ...
Life for me has been exactly what I thought it would be--a cake, which I have eaten and had too.
So that the old joy, modest as cake, as wine and friendship
Will stay with us at the last, backed by the night
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The first year was like icing.
Then the cake started to show through.
"It is such a beautiful day I had to write you a letter
From the tower, and to show I'm not mad:
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"End of tomorrow.
Don't try to start the car or look deeper
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My face looks like a wedding-cake left out in the rain.
A rich man was never insulted in his life: but this man must be stung. A rich man was never in danger from cold, or hunger, or war ...
There is virtue yet in the hoe and the spade, for learned as well as for unlearned hands. And labor is everywhere welcome; always ...
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