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A sculptor wields The chisel, and the stricken marble grows To beauty.
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A stable, changeless state, 'twere cause indeed to weep.
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A world of blossoms for the bee, Flowers for the sick girl's silent room, For the glad infant sprigs of bloom, We plant with the apple tree.
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Ah, why Should we, in the world's riper years, neglect God's ancient sanctuaries, and adore Only among the crowd and under roofs That our frail hands have raised?
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All that tread, the globe are but a handful to the tribes, that slumber in its bosom.
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And suns grow meek, and the meek suns grow brief, and the year smiles as it draws near its death.
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Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness - a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster - children into strength and athletic proportion.
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Eloquence is the poetry of prose.
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Go forth under the open sky, and list To Nature's teachings.
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Here the free spirit of mankind, at length, Throws its last fetters off; and who shall place A limit to the giant's unchained strength, Or curb his swiftness in the forward race?
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Loveliest of lovely things are they on earth that soonest pass away. The rose that lives its little hour is prized beyond the sculptured flower.
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Pain dies quickly, and lets her weary prisoners go; the fiercest agonies have shortest reign.
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Poetry is that art which selects and arranges the symbols of thought in such a manner as to excite the imagination the most powerfully and delightfully.
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Remorse is virtue's root; its fair increase are fruits of innocence and blessedness.
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The February sunshine steeps your boughs and tints the buds and swells the leaves within.
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The fiercest agonies have shortest reign; And after dreams of horror, comes again The welcome morning with its rays of peace.
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The groves were God's first temples.
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The little windflower, whose just opened eye is blue as the spring heaven it gazes at.
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The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods and meadows brown and sear.
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The moon is at her full, and riding high, Floods the calm fields with light. The airs that hover in the summer sky Are all asleep to-night.
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The rugged trees are mingling Their flowery sprays in love; The ivy climbs the laurel To clasp the boughs above.
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The summer morn is bright and fresh, the birds are darting by As if they loved to breast the breeze that sweeps the cool clear sky.
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There is no glory in star or blossom till looked upon by a loving eye; There is no fragrance in April breezes till breathed with joy as they wander by.
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They talk of short-lived pleasures: be it so; pain dies as quickly, and lets her weary the fiercest agonies have shortest reign.
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Thine eyes are springs in whose serene And silent waters heaven is seen. Their lashes are the herbs that look On their young figures in the brook.
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To him who in the love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language.
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Truth gets well if she is run over by a locomotive, while error dies of lockjaw if she scratches her finger.
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Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along.
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Weep not that the world changes - did it keep a stable, changeless state, it were a cause indeed to weep.
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Weep not that the world changes - did it keep a stable, changeless state, it were cause indeed to weep.
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Where hast thou wandered. gentle gale, to find the perfumes thou dost bring?
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Wild was the day; the wintry sea Moaned sadly on New England's strand, When first the thoughtful and the free, Our fathers, trod the desert land.
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Winning isn't everything, but it beats anything in second place.
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