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Ye know why the forms are fair, ye hear how the tale is told:
It is all triumphant art, but art in obedience to laws,
Leander, who was nightly wont
(What maid will not the tale remember?)
To cross thy stream, broad Hellespont!
I do not know if you remember the tale of the girl who saves the ship under mutiny by sitting on the powder barrel with her lighte ...
The shadow of a mighty Negro past flits through the tale of Ethiopia the shadowy and of the Egypt the Sphinx. Throughout history, ...
--I tell the tale that I heard told.
Mithridates, he died old.
Hawthorne--like Poe--became a kind of virtuoso in the fiction of the inner life: the only novelist from New England as subtle as E ...
Never trust the artist. Trust the tale. The proper function of the critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it.
In the tale, in the telling, we are all one blood. Take the tale in your teeth, then, and bite till the blood runs, hoping it's no ...
Good-by, my book! Like mortal eyes, imagined ones must close some day. Onegin from his knees will rise--but his creator strolls aw ...
Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred th ...
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