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Had I but died an hour before this chance,
I had lived a blessed time; for from this instant
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The constellated sounds
ran sprinkling on earth's floor
As the dark vault above
with stars was spangled o'er.
Since to the awe of thy imperious wit
Our troublesome language bends, made only fit
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Heaven froze above, severe; the clouds congeal,
And through the crystal vault appeared the standing hail.
Unmeasured power, incredible passion, enormous craft: no thought
apparent but burns darkly
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Oh! let our voice His praise exalt,
Till it arrive at Heaven's vault,
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But at my back I always hear
Time's winged chariot hurrying near;
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Far less brilliant, original, and versatile than the Greeks, the Romans were content to borrow most of their culture from them. Th ...
The huge black clock hand is still at rest but is on the point of making its once-a-minute gesture; that resilient jolt will set a ...
In the felt of the morning the calico minded,
sufficiently starched, insert papers, hit keys,
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