pushes pencil quotes

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Everyone pushes a falling fence.
The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon.
Then my verse I dishonour, my pictures despise,
My person degrade & my temper chastise;
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What is art,
But life upon the larger scale, the higher,
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Habit keeps my life going, with occasional pushes from desire.
When winter snows upon thy sable hairs,
And frost of age hath nipped thy beauties near;
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The wall-door under the chestnut-tree
that I nor anyone else ever saw open,
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Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you're a thousand miles from the corn field.
Painting seems to be to the eye what dancing is to the limbs. When that has educated the frame to self-possession, to nimbleness, ...
Always the seer is a sayer. Somehow his dream is told: somehow he publishes it with solemn joy: sometimes with pencil on canvas: s ...
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