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A successful artist of any kind has to work so hard that she is justified in refusing to lay down her sceptre until she is placed ...
Fear no more the frown o' th' great,
Thou art past the tyrant's stroke;
Fear no more the heat o' the sun
Nor the furious winter's rages;
'Tis not the balm, the sceptre, and the ball,
The sword, the mace, the crown imperial,
Now mark me how I will undo myself.
I give this heavy weight from off my head,
The quality of mercy is not strain'd,
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Give me a staff of honor for mine age,
But not a sceptre to control the world.
The glories of our blood and state
Are shadows, not substantial things;
"Mother of heaven, regina of the clouds,
O sceptre of the sun, crown of the moon,
What do women want with votes, when they hold the sceptre of influence with which they can control even votes, if they wield it ar ...
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