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The King [Charles II] after the Restoration accused the poet, Edmund Waller, of having made finer verses in praise of Oliver Cromw ...
Hemingway, wrote [Edmund] Wilson, was "his own worst-drawn character," by which we must assume that this hunter-bullfighter-war-lo ...
One of the new terrors of death.
Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a man who has been used to sensible women. They are two distinct orders of being.
It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation.
It is indolence ... indolence and love of ease; a want of all laudable ambition, of taste for good company, or of inclination to t ...
Between what matters and what seems to matter, how should the world we know judge wisely?
On the green they watched their sons
Playing till too dark to see,
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Like the bee that now is blown,
Honey-heavy on my hand,
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I'm in clover now, nor know
Who made honey long ago.
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