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Earth 154 Sweet 140 Spirit 140 I Love You 131 Love 131 Soul 117 Cold 112 Light 108 Wild 106 Bright 105

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  • We look before and after, And pine for what is not Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.
  • Fear not for the future, weep not for the past.
  • Music, when soft voices die, Vibrates in the memory; Odors, when sweet violets sicken, Live within the sense they quicken.
  • We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts, have their root in Greece.
  • I love tranquil solitude And such society As is quiet, wise, and good.
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Agd64341: “our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.” –percy bysshe shelley
Joesmithreally: "poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world." - percy bysshe shelley's 1821 essay ‘a defence of poetry.’ setting aside the self-serving hubris of a poet, imagine dreaming of such a thing. or, better yet: imagine a world in which poetry governed politics.
Tevfikacar797: “our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.” –percy bysshe shelley
Doriiyoun: [명언]if winter comes, can spring be far behind? (percy bysshe shelley)
_rob_scott: an excellent book on percy bysshe shelley's weird materialism and 'the weakness of the actual'--a very deserving finalist for the university english prize. here's my review from last year:
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The Three Bares
 by Robert Service

Ma tried to wash her garden slacks but couldn't get 'em clean
And so she thought she'd soak 'em in a bucket o' benzine.
It worked all right. She wrung 'em out then wondered what she'd do
With all that bucket load of high explosive residue.
She knew that it was dangerous to scatter it around,
For Grandpa liked to throw his lighted matches on the ground.
Somehow she didn't dare to pour it down the kitchen sink,
And what the heck to do with it, poor Ma jest couldn't think.

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