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The Gods have meant
That I should dance
And by the Gods
I will!
... no book ... ever competed with the Bible. The story of Ruth was better than Ramona, and the poetry of Job was better than Long ...
Follow your saint, follow with accents sweet;
Haste you, sad notes, fall at her flying feet.
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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 ...
Methought I saw my late espous├Ęd saint
Brought to me like Alcestis from the grave.
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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I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips,
Straining upon the start. The game's afoot!
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Gentlemen in England now abed
Shall think themselves accursed they were not here,
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The heretic is always better dead. And mortal eyes cannot distinguish the saint from the heretic.
A saint about to fall,
The stained flats of heaven hit and razed
To the kissed kite hems of his shawl....
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