Author: Nike (---.donpac.ru)
Date: 01-14-06 09:11
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No more be griev\'d at that which thou hast done:
Roses have thorns, and silver fountains mud:
Clouds and eclipses stain both moon and sun,
And loathsome canker lives in sweetest bud.
All men make faults, and even I in this,
Authorizing thy trespass with compare,
Myself corrupting, salving thy amiss,
Excusing thy sins more than thy sins are;
For to thy sensual fault I bring in sense,--
Thy adverse party is thy advocate,--
And \'gainst myself a lawful plea commence:
Such civil war is in my love and hate,
That I an accessary needs must be,
To that sweet thief which sourly robs from me.
And his heart was stirred, it felt a father\'s kindness: such an emotion as the possessor of beauty can
inspire in one who offered himself up in spirit to create beauty. -Thomas Mann, Death in Venice
The sculptor, and the painter also, should be trained in these
arts: grammar, geometry, philosophy, medicine, astronomy,
perspective, history, anatomy, theory of design, arithmetic.
Going to college offered me the chance to play football for four more