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All things can tempt me from this craft of verse:
One time it was a woman's face, or worse
Today, only a fool would offer herself as the singular role model for the Good Mother. Most of us know not to tempt the fates. The ...
There are men so incorrigibly lazy that no inducement that you can offer will tempt them to work; so eaten up by vice that virtue ...
Either offer me something I really like, or stop trying to tempt me.
yet chill and formal,
how I ache
to tempt a chisel
as a sculptor.
Don't crouch any more and cling to my knees,
don't tempt me and try me,
Do you smile to tempt a lover, Mona Lisa?
When I was a young girl salmon fishing with my father in the Straits of Juan de Fuca in Washington State I used to lean out over t ...
"O Susan, Susan, lovely dear,
My vows shall ever true remain;
Receive, dear friend, the truths I teach,
So shalt thou live beyond the reach
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