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  • Journey To The Dead
    Forth from the East, up the ascent of Heaven,
    Day drove his courser with the Shining Mane;
    And in Valhalla, from his gable perch,
    The golden-crested Cock began to crow: ...
  • Funeral
    The gods held talk together, group'd in knots,
    Round Balder's corpse, which they had thither borne;
    And Hermod came down towards them from the gate.
    And Lok, the Father of the Serpent, first ...
  • The Last Glen
    Hist! once more!
    Listen, Pausanias!--Aye, 'tis Callicles!
    I know those notes among a thousand. Hark!
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  • Typho
    He advances to the edge of the crater. Smoke and fire break forth with a loud noise, and CALLICLES is heard below singing:


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  • Marsyas
    CALLICLES (from below)


    As the sky-brightening south-wind clears the day, ...
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Life 98 World 77 Soul 69 Long 69 Heart 67 Light 63 Deep 63 Sea 60 Night 60 Sun 54


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Jaguarjin: the sea of faith was once, too, at the full, and round earth’s shore lay like the folds of a bright girdle furled. but now i only hear its melancholy, long, withdrawing roar, retreating, to the breath of the night-wind, down the vast edges drear matthew arnold (dover beach)
Belindagreb: the pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.-matthew arnold
Womenscentregfw: thank you to st. matthew’s presbyterian church for their donation of comfort items to our organization. this was a community outreach project by gail arnold.
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Carolyn_arnold: an ancient egyptian map points the way to a forgotten pharaoh's tomb — and the fabled emerald tablets! can archaeologist matthew connor and his companions find the powerful artifacts before they fall into the wrong hands?
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Denner's Old Woman
 by William Cowper

In this mimic form of a matron in years,
How plainly the pencil of Denner appears!
The matron herself, in whose old age we see
Not a trace of decline, what a wonder is she!
No dimness of eye, and no cheek hanging low,
No wrinkle, or deep-furrow-d frown on the brow!
Her forehead indeed is here circled around
With locks like the ribbon with which they are bound;
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