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The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner, as it were, who dwells with the body.
Thank you and Mrs. Emerson for your long kindness to me.... I have been your pensioner for nearly two years, and still left free a ...
I had a chair at every hearth,
When no one turned to see,
With 'Look at that old fellow there,
'And who may he be?
Though lads are making pikes again
For some conspiracy,
...
My chair was nearest to the fire
In every company
That talked of love or politics,
Ere Time transfigured me.
There's not a woman turns her face
Upon a broken tree,
And yet the beauties that I loved
Are in my memory....
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