ivory-nut quotes

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I had a little nut-tree, nothing would it bear
But a golden nutmeg and a silver pear;
The only refuge left to us was the poet's ivory tower, which we climbed, ever higher, to isolate ourselves from the mob.
So was produced this tragedy
In a far tower of ivory
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My beloved is white and ruddy, the chiefest among ten thousand. His head is as the most fine gold, his locks are bushy, and black ...
Thy navel is like a round goblet, which wanteth not liquor: thy belly is like an heap of wheat set about with lilies. Thy two brea ...
Out of a dog's mouth will never come ivory tusks.
Some certified nut
Will try to tell you it's poetry,
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What should I do with your strong, manly, spirited Sketches,
full of Variety and Glow?--How could I possibly join them on to<
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There is something I have forgotten, some precious thing.
I shall be seeking ornaments of ivory,
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All true histories contain instruction; though, in some, the treasure may be hard to find, and when found, so trivial in quantity ...
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