Author: Nike (---.126.254.80.donpac.ru)
Date: 01-25-06 16:36
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My love is strengthen\'d, though more weak in seeming;
I love not less, though less the show appear;
That love is merchandiz\'d, whose rich esteeming,
The owner\'s tongue doth publish every where.
Our love was new, and then but in the spring,
When I was wont to greet it with my lays;
As Philomel in summer\'s front doth sing,
And stops her pipe in growth of riper days:
Not that the summer is less pleasant now
Than when her mournful hymns did hush the night,
But that wild music burthens every bough,
And sweets grown common lose their dear delight.
Therefore like her, I sometime hold my tongue:
Because I would not dull you with my song.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned
in school. --Albert Einstein
To paraphrase Winston Churchill, I did not take the oath I have just taken
with the intention of presiding over the dissolution of the world\'s
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.