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My father compounded with my mother under the Dragon's tail, and my nativity was under Ursa Major, so that it follows, I am rough ...
When I see that the nineteenth century has crowned the idolatry of Art with the deification of Love, so that every poet is suppose ...
Even beyond their deaths, the two novelists stand in contrariety. Tolstoy, the foremost heir to the traditions of the epic; Dostoe ...
This was the bravest warrior
That ever buckled sword;
This the most gifted poet
That ever breathed a word;
The past absconds
With our fortunes just as we were rounding a major
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To the poet as a basement quilt, but perhaps
To some reader a latticework of regrets ...
Every American poet feels that the whole responsibility for contemporary poetry has fallen upon his shoulders, that he is a litera ...
You will be a poet because you will always be humiliated.
As a poet there is only one political duty, and that is to defend one's language against corruption. When it is corrupted, people ...
No poet or novelist wishes he were the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a nu ...
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