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Edith Nesbit
AH, turn your pretty eyes away! You would not have me love again? Love's pleasure does not live a day, Immortal is Love's pain, And I am tired ...Rate it:

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Ambrose Bierce
SHE: I'm told that men have sometimes got Too confidential, and Have said to one another what They-well, you understand. I hope I don't offend you,...Rate it:

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Harry Crosby
organized and administered by them in their sole discretion and judgement, this fund to be known asRate it:

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William Cowper
part Of liberality of heart, And dulness of discretion. If every polish’d gem we find, IlluminatinRate it:

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Beaumont and Fletcher
fortunes; You put too much wind to your sail: discretion And hardy valor are the twins of honor, ARate it:

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A Ballad Sent to King Richard
Geoffrey Chaucer
no wight is merciable; Through covetise is blent discretion; The worlde hath made permutation From Rate it:

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Acon and Rhodope
Walter Savage Landor
could lift earth's weight from off his heart, Discretion, that could guide him thro' the world, InnRate it:

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An Epistle Containing the Strange Medical Experience of Kar
Robert Browning
one sort I gained at Zoar-- But zeal outruns discretion. Here I end. Yet stay: my Syrian blRate it:

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An Epistle To William Hogarth
Charles Churchill
tends to aggravate and not to heal? Doth not discretion warn thee of disgrace, And danger, grinninRate it:

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Before you thought of spring,
Emily Dickinson
specimens of song, As if for you to choose, Discretion in the interval, With gay delays he goes To Rate it:

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Clare Market
Eugene Field
rude alarums for boys, And baubles galore while discretion enjoys-- But here I forbear, for I reallRate it:

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Cyder: Book I
John Arthur Phillips
heav'nly Dew. Next, let the Planter, with Discretion meet, The Force and Genius of each SoilRate it:

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Kurt Philip Behm
to force Better to persuade than to dictate Discretion —all meaning discoursed (Dreamsleep: SepRate it:

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For Anniversary Marriage-Days
George Wither
frailties prove Affection's exercize; And that discretion teach our love Which wins the noblest priRate it:

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Glove, The
Robert Browning
afford the confession,) ``We exercise wholesome discretion ``In keeping aloof from his threshold; `Rate it:

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Griselda: A Society Novel In Verse - Chapter I
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
strength most naturally, And yet with due discretion, so that all Stood equally in bondage to her tRate it:

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Guardian Angels
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
we have, so to speak, arrived now at years of discretion, And (if you pardon the expression) EndeRate it:

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It Was Never Contemplated
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
we do not care a damn for precedent. He's discretion at its worst; he a harbinger reversed; He's tRate it:

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Eugene Field
all the virtues rare, I argue that discretion Doth most beseem the fair. And though I hear the manyRate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 05 - part 01
Torquato Tasso
where employ the same, Leave me, I pray, at my discretion free To Armida, or serve here with thee.'Rate it:

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Eugene Field
They'd fail me in the telling; But now discretion stays my hand-- Adieu, eyes, voice, and tresRate it:

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Nicholas Breton
without all thought of strife; Kindness in Discretion's care; Truth, that clearly doth declare FaitRate it:

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Love's Diet
John Donne
made it feed upon That which love worst endures, discretion Above one sigh a day I allow'd him notRate it:

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Oberon's Feast
Robert Herrick
Hapcot! To thee the Fairy State I with discretion, dedicate. Because thou prizest things that are Curious, and un-familiar. Take first the feas...Rate it:

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Phantasmagoria CANTO VI ( Dyscomfyture )
Lewis Carroll
can have patience with a man That's got no more discretion than An idiotic goose? "To keep me waiRate it:

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