sinking quotes

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Sinking like sediment through the day
To leave it clearer, onto the floor of the flask
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Eternal Venice sinking by degrees
Into the very water that she lights;
If a poet has any obligation toward society, it is to write well. Being in the minority, he has no other choice. Failing this duty ...
There were no clouds, the sun was going down in a limpid, gold-washed sky. Just as the lower edge of the red disk rested on the hi ...
The English public are not yet ripe to comprehend the essential difference between the reason and the understanding,--between a pr ...
Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine.
The reason is:
rats leave the sinking ship
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No one who has seen a baby sinking back satiated from the breast and falling asleep with flushed cheeks and a blissful smile can e ...
A tragic or comic plot is not a straight line: it is a parabola following the shapes of the mouths on the conventional masks. Come ...
I look back at it amid the rain
For the very last time; for my sand is sinking,
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