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A fair feeld ful of folk fand I there-betwene,
Of alle maner of men, the mene and the riche,
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on a May morwening upon Malverne hilles
Me befel a ferly, of fairye me thoughte;
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I saw a towr on a toft tryely y-maked;
A deep dale benethe, a dungeoun thereinne
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With hym ther was a plowman, was his brother,
That hadde ylad of dong ful many a fother.
Three miles long and two streets wide, the town curls around the bay ... a gaudy run with Mediterranean splashes of color, crowded ...
When the plowman fled,
having left a highborn woman
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I used to worship the mighty genius of Michael Angelo--that man who was great in poetry, painting, sculpture, architecture--great ...
My men, like satyrs grazing on the lawns,
Shall with their goat feet dance an antic hay.
Sins become more subtle as you grow older: you commit sins of despair rather than lust.
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