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... no book ... ever competed with the Bible. The story of Ruth was better than Ramona, and the poetry of Job was better than Long ...
I'll come up the steps to the house and the gardener will be clipping away at the hedges and he'll say, "Good evening, Mr. Younger ...
Here did she fall a tear. Here in this place
I'll set a bank of rue, sour herb-of-grace.
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So much unlearnt, so much resign'd--
I come not here to be your foe!
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In short, camp mocks bad taste; kitsch exploits it. Camp arouses our sense of the ridiculous and we respond with amused tolerance. ...
Here lies each her parents' ruth,
Mary, the daughter of their youth:
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The voice I hear this passing night was heard
In ancient days by emperor and clown:
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Ay me! whilst thee the shores and sounding seas
Wash far away, where e'er thy bones are hurl'd,
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Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I ...
I remember the almost daily talks of my mother on the cruelty of slavery. I would say nothing to her, but I was thinking all the t ...
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