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Dandyism is the last flicker of heroism in decadent ages.... Dandyism is a setting sun; like the declining star, it is magnificent ...
I hear
the tide turning. Last
eager wave over-
taken and pulled back
by first wave of the ebb.
The morning breaks; the steeds in their stalls
Stamp and neigh, as the hostler calls;
...
The tide rises, the tide falls,
The twilight darkens, the curlew calls;
...
Thou art the ruins of the noblest man
That ever lived in the tide of times.
'Tis with my mind
As with the tide swelled up unto his height,
That makes a still-stand, running neither way.
Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay him homage.
Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed wit ...
The vines of her arms
didn't cling to the ends of his clothes,
...
Expecting me to grovel,
she carefully covers both feet
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