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Sudden Light by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

I have been here before, But when or how I cannot tell: I know the grass beyond the door, The sweet keen smell, The sighing sound, the lights around the shore. You have been mine before,— How long ago I … Continue reading

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The Jester by Rudyard Kipling

There are three degrees of bliss At the foot of Allah’s Throne, And the highest place is his Who saves a brother’s soul At peril of his own. There is the Power made known! There are three degrees of bliss … Continue reading

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An Essay on Woman by Mary Leapor

Woman, a pleasing but a short-lived flower, Too soft for business and too weak for power: A wife in bondage, or neglected maid; Despised, if ugly; if she’s fair, betrayed. ‘Tis wealth alone inspires every grace, And calls the raptures … Continue reading

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The Execration by Elizabeth Thomas

Enslaved by passions, swelled with pride, In love with one whom all deride; A carcase well, yet mind in pain, Reduced to beg, but beg in vain; To live reserved and free from blame, And yet incur an evil fame: … Continue reading

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Time’s Song by Winthrop Mackworth Praed

O’er the level plains, where mountains greet me as I go, O’er the desert waste where fountains at my bidding flow, On the boundless beam by day, on the cloud by night, I am rushing hence away! Who will chain … Continue reading

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A Lake by Thomas Lovell Beddoes

A lake Is a river curled and asleep like a snake. Thomas Lovell Beddoes 1803-1849

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Advice by Russell Boyle

Here are 15 words of advice for success in mathematics and life http://russellboyle.com/advice.html  

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