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A very simple and useful device is to have a memorandum-book, so small that it can be easily carried in the pocket, to be used ins ...
Thy blood and virtue
Contend for empire in thee, and thy goodness
Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie,
Which we ascribe to heaven. The fated sky
If we shadows have offended,
Think but this, and all is mended,
The lunatic, the lover, and the poet
Are of imagination all compact.
Now the hungry lion roars,
And the wolf behowls the moon;
Over hill, over dale,
Thorough bush, thorough brier,
Sometimes we see a cloud that's dragonish,
A vapor sometimes like a bear or lion,
O sovereign mistress of true melancholy,
The poisonous damp of night disponge upon me,
Let Rome in Tiber melt and the wide arch
Of the ranged empire fall! Here is my space.
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