Author: Henry David Thoreau (---.spacegate.com.ua)
Date: 01-24-06 10:44
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Our forbearance should never be misunderstood. Our reluctance for conflict
should not be misjudged as a failure of will. When action is required to
preserve our national security, we will act.
But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was
elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.
Beauty without expression tires. -Emerson
So, now I have confess\'d that he is thine,
And I my self am mortgag\'d to thy will,
Myself I\'ll forfeit, so that other mine
Thou wilt restore to be my comfort still:
But thou wilt not, nor he will not be free,
For thou art covetous, and he is kind;
He learn\'d but surety-like to write for me,
Under that bond that him as fast doth bind.
The statute of thy beauty thou wilt take,
Thou usurer, that putt\'st forth all to use,
And sue a friend came debtor for my sake;
So him I lose through my unkind abuse.
Him have I lost; thou hast both him and me:
He pays the whole, and yet am I not free.