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He with cowslips pale,
Primrose, and purple lychnis, decked the green
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And ever complex, ever taut, intense,
You hear man crying up to Any one--
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The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown. It may be frail--its roof may shake--the wind may ...
The core problem of human language ... I take to be this: having mastered a language, one is able to understand an indefinite numb ...
Whatever else it may be--stimulus, tranquilizer, aural nipple, too of executives, Muzak is basically trivializing. It is not simpl ...
Men have a low threshold for distraction. They are delicate. They are made nervous by having to do more than one thing at a time. ...
The creeks ... are an active mystery, fresh every minute. Theirs is the mystery of continuous creation and all that providence imp ...
Of what use, however, is a general certainty that an insect will not walk with his head hindmost, when what you need to know is th ...
The pleasure of eloquence is in greatest part owing often to the stimulus of the occasion which produces it,--to the magic of symp ...
There is no object so foul that intense light will not make beautiful. And the stimulus it affords to the sense, and a sort of inf ...
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