Author: Julia (---.zone129.zaural.ru)
Date: 01-07-06 12:38
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Your love and pity doth the impression fill,
Which vulgar scandal stamp\'d upon my brow;
For what care I who calls me well or ill,
So you o\'er-green my bad, my good allow?
You are my all-the-world, and I must strive
To know my shames and praises from your tongue;
None else to me, nor I to none alive,
That my steel\'d sense or changes right or wrong.
In so profound abysm I throw all care
Of others\' voices, that my adder\'s sense
To critic and to flatterer stopped are.
Mark how with my neglect I do dispense:
You are so strongly in my purpose bred,
That all the world besides methinks are dead.
The United Sates has much to offer the third world war.
Belief: St. Augustine Quotes
Faith is to believe what you do not yet see; the reward for this faith is to see what you believe.
When I have seen by Time\'s fell hand defac\'d
The rich-proud cost of outworn buried age;
When sometime lofty towers I see down-raz\'d,
And brass eternal slave to mortal rage;
When I have seen the hungry ocean gain
Advantage on the kingdom of the shore,
And the firm soil win of the watery main,
Increasing store with loss, and loss with store;
When I have seen such interchange of state,
Or state itself confounded, to decay;
Ruin hath taught me thus to ruminate--
That Time will come and take my love away.
This thought is as a death which cannot choose
But weep to have, that which it fears to lose.