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Staid middle age loves the hurricane passions of opera.
There's plunder--where?
Tankard, or spoon,
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When at times the mob is swayed
To carry praise or blame too far,
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But hail thou Goddess, sage and holy,
Hail divinest Melancholy,
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The words "classic" and "romantic," like many other critical expressions, sometimes abused by those who have understood them too v ...
Seas of bright juice suffuse heaven.
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All I really want to be is boring. When people talk about me, I'd like them to say, "Carol's basically a short Bill Bradley." Or, ...
And then came the most devastating thought of all: I was one of them. I who used to swing upside down on a living horse, who alway ...
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