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As I pass through my incarnations in every age and race,
I make my proper prostrations to the Gods of the Market-Place.
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Against boredom even the gods struggle in vain.
When love speaks, the voice of all the gods
Make heaven drowsy with the harmony.
The gods themselves,
Humbling their deities to love, have taken
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The saying goes that the gods leave a town once it is captured.
The gods help them that help themselves.
The human condition is such that pain and effort are not just symptoms which can be removed without changing life itself; they are ...
The gods of the earth and sea
Sought through nature to find this tree.
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Sad mortals! thus the gods still plague you!
He lost his labor, I my jest;
For he was drowned, and I've the ague.
These women behind the store windows? Dreams, sir, dreams at bargain prices, a trip to the Indies! These people perfume themselves ...
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