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On a day of burial there is no perspective--for space itself is annihilated. Your dead friend is still a fragmentary being. The da ...
It is, I fear, but a vain show of fulfilling the heathen precept, "Know thyself," and too often leads to a self-estimate which wil ...
My passions are all asleep from my having slumbered till nearly eleven and weakened the animal fibre all over me to a delightful s ...
It was a Maine lobster town--
each morning boatloads of hands
pushed off for granite
quarries on the islands.
Toil is man's allotment; toil of brain, or toil of hands, or a grief that's more than either, the grief and sin of idleness.
A man's women folk, whatever their outward show of respect for his merit and authority, always regard him secretly as an ass, and ...
She fair, divinely fair, fit love for Gods,
Not terrible, though terror be in love,
...
I know that it is all
a matter of hands.
Out of the mournful sweetness of touching
comes love
like breakfast.
In law, what plea so tainted and corrupt
But, being seasoned with a gracious voice,
Obscures the show of evil?
We do it wrong, being so majestical,
To offer it the show of violence,
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