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My soul tasted that heavenly food, which gives new appetite while
it satiates.
[It., L'anima mia gustava di read more

My soul tasted that heavenly food, which gives new appetite while
it satiates.
[It., L'anima mia gustava di quel cibo,
Che saziando di se, di se s'asseta.]

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Doubting charms me not less than knowledge.
[It., Non menno che saper, dubbiar m'aggrata.]

Doubting charms me not less than knowledge.
[It., Non menno che saper, dubbiar m'aggrata.]

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It was evening here,
But upon earth the very noon of night.

It was evening here,
But upon earth the very noon of night.

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Art for art's sake.
[Lat., Ars gratia artis.]

Art for art's sake.
[Lat., Ars gratia artis.]

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Go forth and preach impostures to the world,
But give them truth to build on.

Go forth and preach impostures to the world,
But give them truth to build on.

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Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize
our age.

Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize
our age.

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O how far remov'd,
Predestination! is thy foot from such
As see not the First Cause entire: read more

O how far remov'd,
Predestination! is thy foot from such
As see not the First Cause entire: and ye,
O mortal men! be wary how ye judge:
For we, who see the Maker, know not yet
The number of the chosen; and esteem
Such scantiness of knowledge our delight:
For all good is, in that primal good,
Concentrate; and God's will and ours are one.

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There is no greater sorrow
Than to be mindful of the happy time
In misery.
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There is no greater sorrow
Than to be mindful of the happy time
In misery.
[Lat., Nessun maggior dolore
Che ricordarsi del tempo felice
Nella miseria.]

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Be steadfast as a tower that doth not bend its stately summit to
the tempest's shock.
[It., Sta read more

Be steadfast as a tower that doth not bend its stately summit to
the tempest's shock.
[It., Sta come torre ferme, che non crolla
Giammai la cima per soffiar de' venti.]

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Ah, savage company; but in the church
With saints, and in the taverns with the gluttons.

Ah, savage company; but in the church
With saints, and in the taverns with the gluttons.

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