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#1. We travel not for trafficking alone;
By hotter winds our hearts are fanned:
For lust of knowing what should not be known
We take the Golden Road to Samarkand. - Author: James Elroy Flecker
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#2. We men of this age are rotten with book-lore and with a yearning for the past. - Author: James Elroy Flecker
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#3. Pass not beneath, O Caravan, or pass not singing. Have you heard
That silence where the birds are dead yet something pipeth like a bird? - Author: James Elroy Flecker
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#4. We who with songs beguile your pilgrimage And swear that Beauty lives though lilies die, We Poets of the proud old lineage Who sing to find your hearts, we know not why What shall we tell you? Tales, marvellous tales Of ships and stars and isles where good men rest. - Author: James Elroy Flecker
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#5. Thy impudence has a monstrous beauty, like the hindquarters of an elephant. - Author: James Elroy Flecker
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#6. But have you wine and music still,And statues and a bright-eyed love,And foolish thoughts of good and ill,And prayers to them who sit above? - Author: James Elroy Flecker
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#7. For the spear was a desert physician, That cured not a few of ambition, And drave not a few to perdition, With medicine bitter and strong. - Author: James Elroy Flecker
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#8. The poet's business is not to save the soul of man but to make it worth saving. - Author: James Elroy Flecker
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#9. Half to forget the wandering and pain, Half to remember days that have gone by, And dream and dream that I am home again! - Author: James Elroy Flecker
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#10. For pines are gossip pines the wide world through And full of runic tales to sigh or sing. - Author: James Elroy Flecker
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#11. I look down the farthest side of the mountain,
fulfilled and understanding all,
and truly content that
I lived a full life and one
that was my own choice - Author: James Elroy Flecker
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#12. When the great markets by the sea shut fastAll that calm Sunday that goes on and on:When even lovers find their peace at last,And Earth is but a star, that once had shone. - Author: James Elroy Flecker
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#13. I have seen old ships sail like swans asleep. - Author: James Elroy Flecker
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#14. A ship, an isle, a sickle moon With few but with how splendid stars The mirrors of the sea are strewn Between their silver bars! - Author: James Elroy Flecker
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#15. And some to Meccah turn to pray, and I toward thy bed, Yasmin. - Author: James Elroy Flecker
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