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Something of old forgotten queens
Lurks in the lithe abandon of your walk,
I askèd a thief to steal me a peach
He turned up his eyes
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Build with lithe love. With love like lion-eyes.
With love like morningrise.
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Well, "slithy" means "lithe and slimy." "Lithe" is the same as "active." You see, it's like a portmanteau--there are two meanings ...
"There is Hawthorne, with genius so shrinking and rare
That you hardly at first see the strength that is there;
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And he who dribbled couplets like a snake
Coiled to a lithe precision in the sun
Is missing.
he who dribbled couplets like a snake
Coiled to a lithe precision in the sun....
The wonder of light is your familiar tale,
Pert wench, down to the nineteenth century:
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