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I guess I am like most people and don't know a genius from a big barn door until he is safely dead . Most people prefer their geniuses dead . They are more comfortable to get along with that way . You know where they are , nights .
They remain safely dead with the matter of the past which they take pains to paint . The geniuses are different . They are alive . When Chaucer wrote of the Trojan men and women , he put them into mediaeval doublet - and - hose and ...
J.WINDER SHOE REPAIRS For thee , who , mindful of th ' unhonour'd dead , Dost in these lines their artless tale relate ; If chance , by lonely contemplation led , Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fateHaply some hoary - headed swain ...
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Reprint of what may once have been one of the most familiar poems in English from the 18th century. At a time when few could read in England, one of its most educated sons, and the companion of Horace ... Read full review