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If Rosa Parks had taken a poll before she sat down in that bus in Montgomery, she'd still be standing.
I became, and remain, my characters' close and intent watcher: their director, never. Their creator I cannot feel that I was, or a ...
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself. I am happy to be both halves, the watcher and the watched.
The watcher of my solitude is my own creation.
When he became all eye when one was present, and all memory when one was gone; when the youth becomes the watcher of windows, and ...
I could be worse employed
Than as watcher of the void,
Whose part should be to tell
What star if any fell.
Still it wouldn't reward the watcher to stay awake
In hopes of seeing the calm of heaven break
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Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board. For some they come in with the tide. For others they sail forever on the same ...
Then felt I like some watcher of the skies
When a new planet swims into his ken;
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I have paid no poll-tax for six years. I was put into a jail once on this account, for one night; and, as I stood considering the ...
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