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This bud of love by summer's ripening breath
May prove a beauteous flower when next we meet.
Alas, poor women, make us but believe
(Being compact of credit) that you love us;
So you may say,
"Greek flower; Greek ecstasy
One flower may slay the winter
and meet death.
Half-opening her lips to the frost's morning sigh, how strangely the rose has smiled on a swift-fleeting day of September!
Gather ye rose-buds while ye may,
Old Time is still a-flying:
Piety practised in solitude, like the flower that blooms in the desert, may give its fragrance to the winds of heaven, and delight ...
It is not growing like a tree
In bulk, doth make man better be,
For man, the vast marvel is to be alive. For man, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly, mos ...
And if tonight my soul may find her peace
in sleep, and sink in good oblivion,
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