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Quote Left Courage is no good: It means not scaring others. Being brave... Quote Right
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Quote Left And the waves sing because they are moving. And the waves sing above a cemetery of waters. Quote Right
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Quote Left ... a unique endeavour To bring to bloom the million-petalled flower Of being here. Quote Right
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Quote Left In fact, may you be dull If that is what a skilled,... Quote Right
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Quote Left Life is an immobile, locked, Three-handed struggle between... Quote Right
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Quote Left Books; china; a life Reprehensibly perfect. Quote Right
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Quote Left Endlessly, time-honoured irritant, A bubble is restively forming at your tip.... Quote Right
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Quote Left Never to walk from the station's lamps and laurels Carrying my father's lean old leather case... Quote Right
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Quote Left For nations vague as weed, For nomads among stones,... Quote Right
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Quote Left Sixty years ago they smiled At lover, husband, first-born child.... Quote Right
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Quote Left My mother, who hates thunderstorms, Holds up each summer day and shakes It out suspiciously, lest swarms Of grape-dark clouds are lurking there.... Quote Right
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Quote Left ... everyone young going down the long slide To happiness, endlessly. Quote Right
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Quote Left Half life is over now, And I meet full face on dark mornings... Quote Right
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Quote Left And the case of butterflies so rich it looks As if all summer settled there and died. Quote Right
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Quote Left Why should I let the toad work Squat on my life? Can't I use my wit as a pitchfork and drive the brute off? Quote Right
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Quote Left Joy has no cause: Though cut to pieces with a knife,... Quote Right
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Quote Left A slight relax of air. All is not dead. Quote Right
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Quote Left And yet spend all our life on imprecisions, That when we start to die Have no idea why. Quote Right
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Quote Left Though living is a dreadful thing And a dreadful thing is it... Quote Right
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Quote Left You still might trace Uncalled-for to this day Your person, your place. Quote Right
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Quote Left All that's left to happen Is some deaths (my own included). Their order, and their manner, Remain to be learnt. Quote Right
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Quote Left Since the majority of me Rejects the majority of you, Debating ends forthwith, and we Divide. Quote Right
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Quote Left Can even death dry up These new delighted lakes, conclude Our kneeling as cattle by all-generous waters? Quote Right
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Quote Left And yet the sun pardons our voices still, And berries in the hedge... Quote Right
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Quote Left 'O what unlucky streak Twisting inside me, made me break the line?... Quote Right
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Quote Left The first day after a death, the new absence Is always the same; we should be careful... Quote Right
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Quote Left A decent chap, a real good sort, Straight as a die, one of the best,... Quote Right
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Quote Left For we have thought the longer thoughts And gone the shorter way. And we have danced to devil's tunes Shivering home to pray; I take you now and for always, For always is always now. Quote Right
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Quote Left It's unthinkable not to love --you'd have a severe nervous breakdown. Or you'd have to be Philip Larkin. Quote Right
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Quote Left What Reply can the vast flowering strike from us, Unless it be the one You make today in London: to be married? Quote Right
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