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... my last work is no sooner on the stands than letters come, suggesting a subject. The grandmothers of strangers are crying from ...
And, even yet, I dare not let it languish,
Dare not indulge in memory's rapturous pain;
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If the quick spirits in your eye
Now languish and anon must die;
Care-charmer Sleep, son of the sable Night,
Brother to Death, in silent darkness born,
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Perspective, as its inventor remarked, is a beautiful thing. What horrors of damp huts, where human beings languish, may not becom ...
Lest, once more wandering from that heaven,
I fall on some base heart unblest,
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Here, my dear Lucy, hide these books. Quick, quick! Fling "Peregrine Pickle" under the toilette--throw "Roderick Random" into the ...
Nay, but Jack, such eyes! such eyes! so innocently wild! so bashfully irresolute! Not a glance but speaks and kindles some thought ...
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