tower block quotes

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The skyscraper establishes the block, the block creates the street, the street offers itself to man.
The bells, I say, the bells break down their tower;
And swing I know not where.
The only refuge left to us was the poet's ivory tower, which we climbed, ever higher, to isolate ourselves from the mob.
He wears his faith but as the fashion of his hat; it ever changes with the next block.
So was produced this tragedy
In a far tower of ivory
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Say that the men of the old black tower
Though they but feed as the goatherd feeds,
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Thy nose is as the tower of Lebanon which looketh toward Damascus.
Thy navel is like a round goblet, which wanteth not liquor: thy belly is like an heap of wheat set about with lilies. Thy two brea ...
For Jews demand signs and Greeks desire wisdom, but we proclaim Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gen ...
For which of you, intending to build a tower, does not first sit down and estimate the cost, to see whether he has enough to compl ...
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