pied a terre quotes

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My soul's a little grief, grappling your chest,
To climb your throat on sobs; easily chased
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Soldiers may grow a soul when turned to fronds,
But here the thing's best left at home with friends.
A short life and a merry one, my buck!
We used to say we'd hate to live dead-old,--
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I tried to peg out soldierly,--no use!
One dies of war like any old disease.
Dead men may envy living mites in cheese,
Or good germs even. Microbes have their joys,
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'I shall be one with nature, herb, and stone',
Shelley would tell me. Shelley wound be stunned:
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"Please your honors," said he, "I'm able,
By means of a secret charm, to draw
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From you have I been absent in the spring,
When proud pied April, dressed in all his trim,
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When daisies pied and violets blue,
And lady-smocks, all silver-white,
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I have met with but one or two persons in the course of my life who understood the art of Walking, that is, of taking walks,--who ...
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