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Nothing has shown more fully the prodigious ignorance of human ideas and their littleness, than the discovery of [Sir William] Her ...
Before we shall again behold
In his diurnal race the world's great eye,
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Go! climb that rock, and when thou there hast found
A star, contracted in a diamond,
Go! dive into the Southern Sea, and when
Th'ast found, to trouble the nice sight of men,
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Your Beauty, ripe, and calm, and fresh,
As Eastern Summers are,
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O harmless Death! whom still the valiant brave,
The wise expect, the sorrowful invite,
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In every grave make room, make room!
The world's at an end, and we come, we come.
A feather bed had every man,
Warm slippers and hot-water can,
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The sisters, cousins, aunts, and niece,
And widowed ma of Captain Reece,
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Bow, bow, ye lower middle classes!
Bow, bow, ye tradesmen, bow, ye masses!
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