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Such moments as we prized in life:
The promise of a new day, living with lots of people
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You who desired so much--in vain to ask--
Yet fed your hunger like an endless task,
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Only by the form, the pattern,
Can words or music reach
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The endless cycle of idea and action,
Endless invention, endless experiment,
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The curfew tolls the knell of parting day,
The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea,
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To persons standing alone on a hill during a clear midnight such as this, the roll of the world eastward is almost a palpable move ...
Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would tr ...
The nearest analogy to Dreiser's "personal realism" is to be found in the painter Edward Hopper, who shares Dreiser's passion for ...
It was like being quite alone on the roof of the world. I felt that if I were to go to the edge and look over ... I would see belo ...
Even the street, the sunshine, the very air had a special Sunday quality. We walked differently on Sundays, with greater propriety ...
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