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What studied torments, tyrant, hast for me?
What wheels, racks, fires? What flaying, boiling
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Why hast thou nothing in thy face?
Thou idol of the human race,
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If a poet has any obligation toward society, it is to write well. Being in the minority, he has no other choice. Failing this duty ...
The tyrant grinds down his slaves and they don't turn against him, they crush those beneath them.
The night is darkening round me,
The wild winds coldly blow;
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If we must have a tyrant, let him at least be a gentleman who has been bred to the business, and let us fall by the axe and not by ...
A woman who ... gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover--but will sooner or later find a tyrant.
The fanatic is incorruptible: if he kills for an idea, he can just as well get himself killed for one; in either case, tyrant or m ...
The East Wind, an interloper in the dominions of Westerly Weather, is an impassive-faced tyrant with a sharp poniard held behind h ...
Each man too is a tyrant in tendency, because he would impose his idea on others; and their trick is their natural defence. Jesus ...
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