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With fingers weary and worn,
With eyelids heavy and red,
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The city sleeps and the country sleeps,
The living sleep for their time, the dead sleep for their time,
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What do you do for your living?
Are you forgiving, giving shelter?
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A boy's hunched body loved out of a stalk
The first song of his happiness, and the song woke
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I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature; and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, ...
If a joyous elephant should break forth into song, his lay would probably be very much like Whitman's famous "Song of Myself." It ...
He had seen the end of an era, the sunset of the pioneer. He had come upon it when already its glory was nearly spent. So in the b ...
History repeats itself, but the special call of an art which has passed away is never reproduced. It is as utterly gone out of the ...
There's something wonderfully exciting about the quiet sing song of an aeroplane overhead with all the guns in creation lighting o ...
The kiss of the sun for pardon,
The song of the birds for mirth,--
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