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How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable
Seem to me all the uses of this world!
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Hetty [Burney's sister] set down to the harpsichord and sung ... we departed this life of anguish and misery, and rested our weary ...
The Christ-child lay on Mary's lap,
His hair was like a light.
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Good-bye, proud world! I'm Going home;
Thou art not my friend, and I'm not thine.
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The curfew tolls the knell of parting day,
The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea,
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We are all of us made by war, twisted and warped by war, but we seem to forget it. A war does not end with the Armistice. In 1919, ...
Hardly have we mortals by long toilings extracted from this world's vast bulk its small but valuable sperm; and then, with weary p ...
O! that this too too solid flesh would melt,
Thaw and resolve itself into a dew;
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O God, O God,
How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable
Seem to me all the uses of this world!
that blessed mood,
In which the burthen of the mystery,
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