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To say then, the majority are wicked, means no malice, no bad heart in the observer, but, simply that the majority are unripe, and ...
You took my heart in your hand
With a friendly smile,
...
To use bitter words, when kind words are at hand,
Is like picking unripe fruit when the ripe fruit is there.
It was your severed image that grew sweeter,
That floated, wing-stiff, focused in the sun
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Not yet old enough for a man, nor young enough for a boy; as a squash is before 'tis a peascod, or a codling when 'tis almost an a ...
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