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Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow; and if they are unfortunate, a wet sponge ...
Life for me has been exactly what I thought it would be--a cake, which I have eaten and had too.
So that the old joy, modest as cake, as wine and friendship
Will stay with us at the last, backed by the night
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The first year was like icing.
Then the cake started to show through.
"It is such a beautiful day I had to write you a letter
From the tower, and to show I'm not mad:
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"End of tomorrow.
Don't try to start the car or look deeper
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My face looks like a wedding-cake left out in the rain.
The frowsy sponge boats keep coming in
with the obliging air of retrievers,
This race is never grateful: from the first,
One fills their cup at supper with pure wine,
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A rich man was never insulted in his life: but this man must be stung. A rich man was never in danger from cold, or hunger, or war ...
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