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Constantly risking absurdity
and death
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Not marble nor the gilded monuments
Of princes shall outlive this powerful rime;
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Of how he loved high laughter and the lonely
Heart, and cursed a dissipated rime
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What a contrast between the stern and desolate poetry of Ossian, and that of Chaucer, and even of Shakespeare and Milton, much mor ...
Nor dim nor red, like God's own head,
The glorious Sun uprist:
Alone, alone, all, all alone,
Alone on a wide wide sea!
And never a saint took pity on
My soul in agony.
A spring of love gushed from my heart,
And I blessed them unaware:
Water, water, everywhere,
And all the boards did shrink;
Water, water, everywhere
Nor any drop to drink.
A sadder and a wiser man,
He rose the morrow morn.
An orphan's curse would drag to hell
A spirit from on high;
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