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The spectacle [of American politics] resembles that of swarms of insects changing from worms to wings. They must get the wings or ...
Success four flights Thursday morning all against twenty one mile wind started from Level with engine power alone speed through ai ...
O sinewy silver biplane, nudging the wind's withers!
There, from Kill Devils Hill at Kitty Hawk
...
God of the machine,
Peregrine machine,
...
Thought can but share
Belief--and the tormented soul,
Changing confession to despair,
Must wear a borrowed robe.
How many councils and decrees
Have perished in the simple prayer
That gave obedience to the knee;
I never saw a Moor--
I never spoke with God
Nor visited in Heaven--
Yet certain am I of the spot
As if the Checks were given--
Yet know I how the heather looks
And the truth wailing there like a red babe.
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