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Helios makes all things right:
night brands and chokes
as if destruction broke
over furze and stone and crop.
She took you the way a woman takes
a bargain dress off the rack
and I broke the way a stone breaks.
They said they were an-hungry; sighed forth proverbs--
That hunger broke stone walls, that dogs must eat,
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I never saw that great woman, Mary Wollstonecraft, but I have read her eloquent and unanswerable arguments in behalf of the libert ...
Long shall we seek his likeness, long in vain,
And turn to all of him which may remain,
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He sees through stone
he has the secret
eyes this old black one
Planted deeper than roots,
This chiselled, flung-up faith
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Why was I not made of stone like these?
Interred beneath this marble stone
Lie Saunt'ring Jack and Idle Joan.
So 'a bade me lay more clothes on his feet. I put my hand into the bed and felt them, and they were as cold as any stone; then I f ...
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