tardy quotes

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Pythagoras, Locke, Socrates--but pages
Might be filled up, as vainly as before,
...
Prose is a tardy genre, offspring of thought's distrust of the natural tendencies of language. Poetry belongs to all epochs: it is ...
The cripple tardy-gaited night,
Who like a foul and ugly witch doth limp
So tediously away.
Report of fashions in proud Italy,
Whose manners still our tardy-apish nation
Limps after in base imitation.
The carcasses of some poor squirrels, however, the same that frisked so merrily in the morning, which we had skinned and emboweled ...
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