womb-to-tomb quotes

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The moment of desire! the moment of desire! The virgin
That pines for man shall awaken her womb to enormous joys
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The ghost of the heart of manred Cain
And the more murderous brain
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Fine Madam Would-Be, wherefore should you fear,
That love to make so well, a child to bear?
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Child in the womb,
Or saint on a tomb
Which way shall I lie
To fall asleep?
From camp to camp, through the foul womb of night,
The hum of either army stilly sounds,
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The world 's a bubble, and the life of man
Less then a span:
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Was it the proud full sail of his great verse,
Bound for the prize of all too precious you,
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... one of the blind spots of most Negroes is their failure to realize that small overtures from whites have a large significance ...
When I received this [coronation] ring I solemnly bound myself in marriage to the realm; and it will be quite sufficient for the m ...
Laid out for death, let thy last kindness be
With leaves and moss-work for to cover me:
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