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When I am a cup
lifted up,
can you hear
echo in a seashell?
"... You can hear the small buzz saws whine, the big saw
Caterwaul to the hills around the village
Sometimes they are little cats mewing and scratching
at the door, sometimes they are her grandmother's voice,
bars of that strange speech
In which each sound sets out to seek each other,
For as in theatres of crowded men
Hubbub increases more they call out "Hush!"
Noiseless as fear in a wide wilderness,
One hears such sounds and what can one say but ... "Salieri."
The imperfect is our paradise.
Note that, in this bitterness, delight,
All these sounds, the crowing of cocks, the baying of dogs, and the hum of insects at noon, are the evidence of nature's health or ...
The very dogs that sullenly bay the moon from farm-yards in these nights excite more heroism in our breasts than all the civil exh ...
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