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Hate and mistrust are the children of blindness. — William Watson

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She is not old, she is not young, The Woman with the Serpent's Tongue. The haggard cheek, the hungering eye, The poisoned words that wildly fly, The famished face, the fevered hand, Who slights the worthiest in the land, Sneers at the just, contemns the brave, And blackens goodness in its grave ... — William Watson

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Lord of the golden tongue and smiting eyes; Great out of season and untimely wise: A man whose virtue, genius, grandeur, worth, Wrought deadlier ill than ages can undo. — William Watson

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Song is not Truth, not Wisdom, but the rose Upon Truths lips, the light in Wisdom's eyes. — William Watson

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April, April
Laugh thy girlish laughter;
Then, the moment after,
Weep thy girlish tears. — William Watson

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The thirst to know and understand, a large and liberal discontent. — William Watson

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We hold our hate too choice a thing, for light and careless lavishing. — William Watson

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In this world with starry dome,Floored with gemlike plains and seas,Shall I never feel at home,Never wholly be at ease? — William Watson

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Personally, I do not believe that we shall have greater armaments in the future than we have had in the past. On the contrary, I believe there will be a gradual diminution in this respect. — William Watson

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Yes, threadbare seem his songs, to lettered ken - they were worn threadbare next the hearts of men. — William Watson

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And though circuitous and obscureThe feet of Nemesis how sure! — William Watson

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A dreamer of the common dreams, A fisher in familiar streams, He chased the transitory gleams That all pursue; But on his lips the eternal themes Again were new. — William Watson

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His friends he loved. His direst earthly foe - Cats-I believe he did but feign to hate. My hand will miss the insinuated nose, Mine eyes the tail that wagged contempt at Fate. — William Watson

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Deemest thou laborOnly is earnest?Grave is all beauty,Solemn is joy. — William Watson

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Too long, that some may rest, tired millions toil unblest. — William Watson

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God, eldest of Poets. — William Watson

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On from room to room I stray,Yet mine Host can ne'er espy,And I know not to this day,Whether guest or captive I. — William Watson

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The after-silence, when the feast is o'er,And void the places where the minstrels stood,Differs in nought from what hath been before,And is nor ill nor good. — William Watson

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Fiat justitia et ruant coeli. Let justice be done, though the heavens may fall. See Ferdinand I 320:1. — William Watson

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O ye by wandering tempest sown
'Neath every alien star,
Forget not whence the breath was blown
That wafted you afar!
For ye are still her ancient seed
On younger soil let fall
Children of Britain's island-breed,
To whom the Mother in her need
Perchance may one day call. — William Watson

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Thou hadst, for weary feet, the gift of rest. — William Watson

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Empires dissolve and peoples disappear, song passes not away. — William Watson

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He saw wan Woman toil with famished eyes; He saw her bound, and strove to sing her free. He saw her fall'n; and wrote "The Bridge of Sighs"; And on it crossed to immortality. — William Watson

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Braying of arrogant brass, whimper of querulous reeds. — William Watson

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Best they honor thee
Who honor in thee only what is best. — William Watson