Invention flags, his brain goes muddy, and black despair succeeds brown study.

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'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedan

'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.

Beauty is the lover's gift.

Beauty is the lover's gift.

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.

A hungry wolf at all the herd will run In hopes through many to make sure of one.

A hungry wolf at all the herd will run, In hopes through many to make sure of one.

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    Days of absence, sad and dreary, Clothed in sorrow’s dark array, – Days of absence, I am weary; She I love is far away.

    Days of absence, sad and dreary, Clothed in sorrow’s dark array, – Days of absence, I am weary; She I love is far away.

    Tempt not a desperate man.

    Tempt not a desperate man.

    I have been used to consider poetry as the food of love.

    I have been used to consider poetry as the food of love.

    When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.

    When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.

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