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An endless imbroglio
Is law and the world,--
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I can add colors to the chameleon,
Change shapes with Proteus for advantages,
And set the murderous Machiavel to school.
While yet alive, before their tints had faded, they glistened like the fairest flowers, the product of primitive rivers; and he co ...
I'd rather be
A Pagan suckled in a creed outworn;
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Is there a bridle for this Proteus
That turns and changes like his draughty seas?
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Out of love, women become entirely what it is that they are in the imaginations of the men who love them.
Write till your ink be dry, and with your tears
Moist it again, and frame some feeling line
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Then to Silvia let us sing
That Silvia is excelling.
She excels each mortal thing
Upon the dull earth dwelling.
One man that has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men who haven't and don't.
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