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She is as in a field a silken tent
At midday when a sunny summer breeze
Has dried the dew and all its ropes relent,
loosely bound
By countless silken ties of love and thought
To everything on earth the compass round,
Prepare your silken coat before it rains, and don't wait until you are thirsty to dig a well.
With sweet May dews my wings were wet,
And Phoebus fir'd my vocal rage;
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I hate the prostitution of the name of friendship to signify modish and worldly alliances. I much prefer the company of ploughboys ...
Experience is never limited, and it is never complete; it is an immense sensibility, a kind of huge spider-web of the finest silke ...
I had a dove and the sweet dove died;
And I have thought it died of grieving:
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spiced dainties, every one,
From silken Samarcand to cedared Lebanon.
Yet still the miracles
Exhume in each face
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I went to a literary gathering once.... The place was filled with people who looked as if they had been scraped up out of drains. ...
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