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They are not long, the weeping and the laughter,
Love and desire and hate:
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They are not long, the days of wine and roses:
Out of a misty dream
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We sing, but oh the clay is vile
Beneath our feet, and long the mile;
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The discovery of the North Pole is one of those realities which could not be avoided. It is the wages which human perseverance pay ...
But when we play the fool, how wide
The theatre expands! beside,
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"Dark times" is what they call it in Norway when the sun remains below the horizon all day long: the temperature falls slowly but ...
The more kites that are up, the more string they need, and when it runs out, the bigger the loss. ...no one ever got a balloon up ...
All day long the machine waits: rooms,
stairs, carpets, furniture, people
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All night long the darling daughter squirms
Wild where the Toddle and the Shimmy vie
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Think of admitting the details of a single case of the criminal court into our thoughts, to stalk profanely through their very san ...
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