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A Sonnet is a moment's monument,--
Memorial from the Soul's eternity
To one dead deathless hour.
Scorn not the sonnet; critic, you have frowned,
Mindless of its just honors; with this key
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There are no other questions than these,
Half squashed in mud, emerging out of the moment
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I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go t ...
A sentimental aphorism is even more a surprise than a hard- boiled sonnet.
Ye gentle souls, who dream of rural ease,
Whom the smooth stream and smoother sonnet please;
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Each work of art excludes the world, concentrates attention on itself. For the time it is the only thing worth doing--to do just t ...
Therefore we value the poet. All the argument and all the wisdom is not in the encyclopedia, or the treatise on metaphysics, or th ...
Baudelaire compared the great names in art to lighthouses posted along the track of historic time. The simile, as he used it, seiz ...
In the field of politics the equivalent of a theorem is a perfectly disciplined army; of a sonnet or picture, a police state under ...
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