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What's riches to him
That has made a great peacock
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The nineteenth-century novelist Thomas Love Peacock once remarked critically that "a poet in our times is a semi-barbarian in a ci ...
If a man knew anything, he would sit in a corner and be modest; but he is such an ignorant peacock, that he goes bustling up and d ...
At 20 a man is a peacock, at 30 a lion, at 40 a camel, at 50 a serpent, at 60 a dog, at 70 an ape, and at 80 nothing.
I can live without it all--
love with its blood pump,
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Choice of you shuts up that peacock-fan
The future was, in which temptingly spread
All that elaborative nature can.
Many a peacock hides his peacock tail from all eyes--and calls it his pride.
Now sleeps the crimson petal, now the white;
Nor waves the cypress in the palace walk;
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But now wind drops, dust settles; thereupon
There lurches past, his great eyes without thought
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I passed a little further on and heard a peacock say:
Who made the grass and made the worms and made my feathers gay,
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