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"Success is counted sweetest / By those who ne'er succeed. / To comprehend a nectar / Requires sorest need." Poem 112, Pg. 59, Lines 1-4

"To fight aloud is very brave, / But gallanter, I know, / Who charge within the bosom, / The cavalry of woe." Poem 138, Pg. 70, Lines 1-4

"There's a certain slant of light, / On winter afternoons, / That oppresses, like the weight / Of cathedral tunes." Poem 320, Pg. 142, Lines 1-4

"I like a look of agony, / Because I know it's true; / Men do not sham convulsion, / Nor simulate a throe." Poem 339, Pg. 152, Lines 1-4.

"The soul selects her own society, / Then shuts the door; / On her divine majority / Obtrude no more." Poem 409, Pg. 189, Lines 1-4

"The heart asks pleasure first, / And then, excuse from pain; / And then, those little anodynes / That deaden suffering;" Poem 588, Pg. 264, Lines 1-4

"Much madness is divinest sense / To a discerning eye; / Much sense the starkest madness." Poem 620, Pg. 278, Lines...

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