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I dreamed this mortal part of mine
Was metamorphosed to a vine,
And found (ah me!) this flesh of mine
More like a stock than like a vine.
Thou art an elm, my husband, I a vine,
Whose weakness, married to thy stronger state,
...
A melon forced off the vine will not be sweet.
To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportion ...
I see every thing I paint in this world, but everybody does not see alike. To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than ...
Never would it occur to a child that a sheep, a pig, a cow or a chicken was good to eat, while, like Milton's Adam, he would eager ...
I keep the law,
I hold the mysteries true,
I am the vine,
the branches, you
and you.
Not in our time, O Lord,
the plowshare for the sword,
...
And the ambitious vine
Crowns with his purple mass
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