ivory-tower quotes

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The only refuge left to us was the poet's ivory tower, which we climbed, ever higher, to isolate ourselves from the mob.
In the field of politics the equivalent of a theorem is a perfectly disciplined army; of a sonnet or picture, a police state under ...
So was produced this tragedy
In a far tower of ivory
And so a mysterious creeping motion
Quickens its demonic profile, bringing tears, to these eyes at least,
Then it doesn't
Matter that the deaths come in the wrong order. All has been so easily
Let us begin to understand the argument.
There is a solution to everything: Science.
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 in Hollywood, where the streets are paved with Goldwyn, the word "sophisticate" means, very simply, "obscene." A sophisticated ...
The bells, I say, the bells break down their tower;
And swing I know not where.
Say that the men of the old black tower
Though they but feed as the goatherd feeds,
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