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Chained Puppet
Nikhil Parekh
night, While she nonchalantly brushed the excess water from her skin; spuriously suckling sleazy wRate it:

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THE SUMMIT
ILIAS FOUKIS
thing lacking was the Sun... which was found in excess only in the Sahara Desert. In the heat and Rate it:

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Proverbs of Hell (Excerpt from The Marriage of Heaven and H
William Blake
plow over the bones of the dead. The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom. PrudenceRate it:

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Carmen Seculare. For the Year 1700. To The King
Matthew Prior
with Filial Blood. Fabius was Wise, but with Excess of Care; He sav'd his Country; but prolonged thRate it:

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Celia To Damon
Matthew Prior
Truth? What Colors can describe my Love? If it's Excess and Fury be not known, In what Thy Celia haRate it:

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Ch 03 On The Excellence Of Contentment Story 08
Sa di
rejoined: ‘Be moderate. Eat and drink but not to excess.’ Eat not so much that it comes Rate it:

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Colophon
Aleister Crowley
miraculously male, Rapture of thine own excess Blushing through the velvet veil Where the olive cheRate it:

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La Géante (The Giantess)
Charles Baudelaire
times of old when Nature in her glad excess Brought forth such living marvels as no more are seen,Rate it:

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Moderation In Diet
Charles Lamb
The drunkard's sin, excess in wine, Which reason drowns, and health destroys, As yet no failing is of thine, Dear Jim; strong drink's not given to ...Rate it:

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Forgive Me
Nikhil Parekh
indiscreetly on the streets; on formation of excess liquid in the palette of my mouth, Forgive meRate it:

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Puisque j'ai mis ma lèvre (Since I Have Placed My Lip)
Victor Marie Hugo
dash the cup of soul That I now quaff to sweet excess— There lies more memory in the bowl, Than timRate it:

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Song of Fortune VI
Khalil Gibran
when Nature smiles, But he does not hear, for excess has Laden his drugged eyes with sick slumberRate it:

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The Troubadour. Canto 4 E (Reunion)
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
word, if ever happiness In its most passionate excess Offer'd its wine to human lip, It has been miRate it:

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Forgive Me O! Lord
Nikhil Parekh
indiscreetly on the streets; on formation of excess liquid in the palette of my mouth, Forgive meRate it:

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A Sea Dirge
Lewis Carroll
and I think it cool That they laugh with such an excess of glee, As I heavily slip into every pool Rate it:

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A Farewell To Tobacco
Charles Lamb
know A contentment to express, Borders so upon excess, That they do not rightly wot Whether it be pRate it:

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A Coin of Trajan in Australia
James Brunton Stephens
of the centuries; And if our ancients in excess of awe To Caesar rendered even more than his, We reRate it:

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A Litany
John Donne
pray for me, That I by them excuse not my excess In seeking secrets, or poeticness. IX. THE ARate it:

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A Lover's Complaint
William Shakespeare
fall Where want cries some, but where excess begs all. Of folded schedules had she many Rate it:

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A Musing On A Victory
Sydney Thompson Dobell
for the less? Even as in outward nature light's excess Is blindness, and intensest motion rest; Or Rate it:

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A Prospective Visit
James Whitcomb Riley
extra dress-- Garbed as for holiday, with much excess Of proud self-consciousness and vain conceit Rate it:

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A Reading Of Life--The Test Of Manhood
George Meredith
ragged flanks; Obstruction in the van; insane excess Oft at the heart; yet hard the onward stress URate it:

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A Redeemer
Robinson Jeffers
be bad if I should die, I am careful Against excess.' 'You think of the wounds,' I said, 'of Jesus?Rate it:

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A Tombless Epitaph
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
love the Great Of elder times, he hated to excess, With an unquiet and intolerant scorn, The hollowRate it:

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A Tribute to Mr Murphy and the Blue Ribbon Army
William Topaz McGonagall
when taken in moderation, But, when taken to excess, it leads to tribulation, Also to starvation anRate it:

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