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They make other nations seem pale and flighty,
But they do think England is God almighty,
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Yet poetry, though the last and finest result, is a natural fruit. As naturally as the oak bears an acorn, and the vine a gourd, m ...
The close-up has no equivalent in a narrative fashioned of words. Literature is totally lacking in any working method to enable it ...
For a symbol is like a rock dropped into a pool: it sends out ripples in all directions, and the ripples are in motion. Who can sa ...
In spite of the air of fable ... the public were still not at all disposed to receive it as fable. I thence concluded that the fac ...
the hunger of this poem is legendary
it has taken in many victims
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The Tragi-Comedy, which is the Product of the English Theatre, is one of the most monstrous Inventions that ever entered into a Po ...
Poetry, whose material is language, is perhaps the most human and least worldly of the arts, the one in which the end product rema ...
But always and sometimes questioning the old modes
And the new wondering, the poem, growing up through the floor,
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Still I enjoy
The long sweetness of the simultaneity, yours and mine, ours and mine,
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