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Write to the mind and heart, and let the ear
Glean after what it can.

Write to the mind and heart, and let the ear
Glean after what it can.

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Both man and womankind belie their nature
When they are not kind.

Both man and womankind belie their nature
When they are not kind.

by Philip James Bailey Found in: Kindness Quotes,
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Worthy books
Are not companions--they are solitudes:
We lose ourselves in them and all our cares.

Worthy books
Are not companions--they are solitudes:
We lose ourselves in them and all our cares.

by Philip James Bailey Found in: Books Quotes,
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Leave the poor
Some time for self-improvement. Let them not
Be forced to grind the bones out read more

Leave the poor
Some time for self-improvement. Let them not
Be forced to grind the bones out of their arms
For bread, but have some space to think and feel
Like moral and immortal creatures.

by Philip James Bailey Found in: Poverty Quotes,
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Corruption springs from light: 'tis one same power
Creates, preserves, destroys; matter whereon
It works, on e'er read more

Corruption springs from light: 'tis one same power
Creates, preserves, destroys; matter whereon
It works, on e'er self-transmutative form,
Common to now the living, now the dead.

by Philip James Bailey Found in: Light Quotes,
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