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When thou once
Was beaten from Modena, where thou slew'st
...
To be seventy years old is like climbing the Alps. You reach a snow-crowned summit, and see behind you the deep valley stretching ...
On the Alps
It is reported thou didst eat strange flesh,
Which some did die to look on.
If a playwright tried to see eye to eye with everybody, he would get the worst case of strabismus since Hannibal lost an eye tryin ...
Everything in Italy that is particularly elegant and grand ... borders upon insanity and absurdity--or at least is reminiscent of ...
In verity, an independent world,
Created out of pure intelligence.
Our destiny, our being's heart and home,
Is with infinitude, and only there;
With hope it is, hope that can never die,
But can see better there, and laughing there
Pity the giants wallowing on the plain.
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I am sure I do not know why the beauty of Monte Carlo should not satisfy more than it does. The bluest of all seas is nowhere blue ...
The dawn alps,
the stilled snake of
river asleep in its
wide bed ...
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