martha's vine-yard quotes

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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,
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A melon forced off the vine will not be sweet.
But I was trying to tell you about a strange thing
That happened to me, but this is no way to tell about it,
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He slipped his hand and ran away!
He hadn't gone a yard when--Bang!
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Opiate. An unlocked door in the prison of Identity. It leads into the jail yard.
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 ...
And when thy heart is laid to rest
Beneath the church-yard stone
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