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'Tis not to see the world
As from a height, with rapt prophetic eyes,
Victory comes late--
And is held low to freezing lips--
Too rapt with frost
To take it--
The most beautiful emotion we can experience is the mystical. It is the power of all true art and science. He to whom this emotion ...
Virtue runs before the muse,
and defies her skill;
she is rapt and doth refuse
to wait a painter's will.
How much more the seeker of abstract truth, who needs periods of isolation, and rapt concentration, and almost a going out of the ...
deep in the manhood his childhood
so swiftly led to, a small brook rock-leaping
Come pensive Nun, devout and pure,
Sober, steadfast, and demure,
All right, so there he is, our representative to the world, Mr. Western Civilization, in codpiece and pantyhose up there on the bo ...
Fit gravefellows you are for Lincoln, Brown
And Douglass and Toussaint. . . all whose rapt eyes
Sometimes, in a summer morning, having taken my accustomed bath, I sat in my sunny doorway from sunrise till noon, rapt in a rever ...
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