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#1. But Fate does iron wedges drive,
And always crowds itself betwixt. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#2. And all the way, to guide their chime, With falling oars they kept their time. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#3. How fit he is to sway That can so well obey. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#4. He nothing common did, or mean, / Upon that memorable scene, / But with his keener eye / The axe's edge did try. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#5. Among the blind the one-eyed blinkard reigns - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#6. Had we but world enough and time,
This coyness, lady, were no crime.
We would sit down, and think which way
To walk, and pass our long love's day. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#7. Twas beyond a mortal's share To wander solitary there: Two paradises 'twere in one To live in paradise alone. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#8. Had it lived long, is would have been
Lilies without, roses within. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#9. Art indeed is long, but life is short. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#10. But at my back I always hear Time's winged chariot hurrying near. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#11. No white nor red was ever seen So am'rous as this lovely green. Fond lovers, cruel as their flame, Cut in these trees their mistress' name. Little, alas, they know or heed How far these beauties hers exceed! Fair trees! where s'e'er your barks I wound, No name shall but your own be found. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#12. Therefore the love which us doth bind,
But fate so enviously debars,
Is the conjunction of the mind,
And opposition of the stars. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#13. And yonder all before us lie Deserts of vast eternity. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#14. What wondrous life is this I lead!
Ripe apples drop about my head;
The luscious clusters of the vine
Upon my mouth do crush their wine;
The nectarine and curious peach
Into my hands themselves do reach;
Stumbling on melons, as I pass,
Ensnared with flowers, I fall on grass. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#15. So much one man can do that does both act and know. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#16. Casting the body's vest aside, My soul into the boughs does glide. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#17. Ye country comets, that portend No war, nor prince's funeral, Shining unto no higher end Than to presage the grasses fall ... - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#18. How could such sweet and wholesome hours be reckoned, but in herbs and flowers? - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#19. Had we but world enough, and time - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#20. My vegetable love will grow
Vaster than empires, and more slow. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#21. And now, when I have summed up all my store, Thinking (so I myself deceive) So rich a chaplet thence to weave As never yet the King of Glory wore, Alas! I find the serpent old, That, twining in his speckled breast, About the flowers disguised does fold With wreaths of fame and interest. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#22. Music, the mosaic of the air - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#23. Now let us sport us while we may; And now, like amorous birds of prey, Rather at once our time devour, Than languish in his slow-chapped power. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#24. Gather the flowers, but spare the buds. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#25. I have a garden of my own, But so with roses overgrown, And lilies, that you would it guess To be a little wilderness. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#26. As lines, so loves oblique, may well Themselves in every angle greet; But ours, so truly parallel, Though infinite, can never meet. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#27. The world in all doth but two nations bear- The good, the bad; and these mixed everywhere. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#28. This indigested vomit of the Sea,Fell to the Dutch by Just Propriety. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#29. How vainly men themselves amaze To win the palm, the oak, or bays; And their uncessant labours see Crown'd from some single herb or tree. Whose short and narrow verged shade Does prudently their toils upbraid; While all flow'rs and all trees do close To weave the garlands of repose. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#30. My mind was once the true survey Of all these meadows fresh and gay; And in the greenness of the grass Did see its hopes as in a glass. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#31. Thus, though we cannot make our sun Stand still, yet we will make him run - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#32. Like the vain curlings of the watery maze,
Which in smooth streams a sinking weight does raise,
So Man, declining always, disappears
In the weak circles of increasing years;
And his short tumults of themselves compose,
While flowing Time above his head does close. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#33. Annihilating all that's made, To a green thought in a green shade. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#34. Though I carry always some ill-nature about me, yet it is, I hope, no more than is in this world necessary for a preservative. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#35. My love is of a birth as rare
As 'tis, for object, strange and high;
It was begotten by Despair
Upon Impossibility. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#36. The same arts that did gain
A power, must it maintain. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#37. What wondrous life in this I lead
Ripe apples drop about my head - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#38. For Juliana comes, and she, what I do to the grass, does to my thoughts and me. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#39. Self-preservation, nature's first great law, all the creatures, except man, doth awe. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#40. If these the Times, then this must be the Man.
[Andrew Marvell on Oliver Cromwell] - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#41. See how the Orient dew, Shed from the bosom of the morn Into the blowing roses, Yet careless of its mansion new; For the clear region where 'twas born Round in its self encloses: And in its little globes extent, Frames as it can its native element. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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