sapphic ode quotes

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If a writer has to rob his mother, he will not hesitate; the "Ode on a Grecian Urn" is worth any number of old ladies.
The ode lives upon the ideal, the epic upon the grandiose, the drama upon the real.
The drama is complete poetry. The ode and the epic contain it only in germ; it contains both of them in a state of high developmen ...
Primitive times are lyrical, ancient times epical, modern times dramatic. The ode sings of eternity, the epic imparts solemnity to ...
Yes.
It's May 20th and the leaves,
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I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to brag as lustily as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if onl ...
From quiet homes and first beginning, Out to the undiscovered ends, There's nothing worth the wear of winning, But laughter and th ...
My time has been passed viciously and agreeably; at thirty-one so few years months days hours or minutes remain that "Carpe Diem" ...
Go mad, and beat their wives;
Plunge (after shocking lives)
Razors and carving knives
Into their gizzards.
For your God of dream or devil
You will answer, not to me.
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