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Page 350 - Come, fill the Cup, and in the fire of Spring Your Winter-garment of Repentance fling; The Bird of Time has but a little way To flutter and the Bird is on the Wing.
Page 350 - Some for the Glories of This World; and some Sigh for the Prophet's Paradise to come; Ah, take the Cash, and let the Credit go, Nor heed the rumble of a distant Drum! XIV Look to the blowing Rose about us
Page 357 - The Moving Finger writes ; and having writ, Moves on : nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it.
Page 355 - A Moment's Halt a momentary taste Of BEING from the Well amid the Waste And Lo! the phantom Caravan has reach'd The NOTHING it set out from Oh, make haste!
Page 352 - There was the door to which I found no key, There was the veil through which I could not see; Some little talk awhile of ME and THEE There was and then no more of THEE and ME.
Page 351 - Ah, my Beloved, fill the Cup that clears TO-DAY of past Regrets and Future Fears : To-morrow! Why, To-morrow I may be Myself with Yesterday's Sev'n thousand Years.
Page 355 - You know, my Friends, with what a brave Carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house ; Divorced old barren Reason from my Bed, And took the Daughter of the Vine to Spouse. LVI For 'Is' and 'IS-NOT' though with Rule and Line, And 'UP-AND-DOWN...
Page 360 - And much as Wine has play'd the Infidel, And robb'd me of my Robe of Honour Well, I wonder often what the Vintners buy One half so precious as the stuff they sell.