With Passion
passion pray. With
passion work. With passion make love.
With passion eat and drink and dance and play.
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Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

Passion Makes The Old Medicine New:
Passion makes the old medicine new:
Passion lops off the bough of weariness.
Passion is the elixir that renews:
how can there be weariness
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Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

Said Death to Passion

Said Death to Passion
“Give of thine an Acre unto me.”
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Emily Dickinson

The Central Passion
What is the central passion
of a life?
To please mummy & daddy?
To find a home for their furniture?
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Erica Jong

Reason And Passion Xv
And the priestess spoke again and said: "Speak to us of Reason and Passion."

And he answered saying:

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Khalil Gibran

The Glove Of The Live Lady.
Her glove! It was rare Ben who sung it,
That best of gloves of the lady dead!
Another's here, as one had flung it
In anger at her lover's head.
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Robert Crawford

Ch 07 On The Effects Of Education Story 19
I asked an illustrious man for the reason of the tradition: Account as an enemy the passion which is between thy two loins. He replied: â??The reason is because whatever enemy thou propitiatest becomes thy friend, whereas the more thou indulgest in a passion, the more it will oppose thee.â??

Man attains angelic nature by eating sparingly
But if he be voracious like beasts he falls like a stone.
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Saadi Shirazi

Oh, cut me reeds to blow upon,
Or gather me a star,
But leave the sultry passion-flowers
Growing where they are.
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Grace Hazard Conkling

Once In A Saintly Passion
Once in a saintly passion
I cried with desperate grief,
"O Lord, my heart is black with guile,
Of sinners I am chief."
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James Thomson

To A Husband
This is to the crown and blessing of my life,
The much loved husband of a happy wife;
To him whose constant passion found the art
To win a stubborn and ungrateful heart,
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Anne Kingsmill Finch

A Letter To Dafnis April: 2d 1685
This to the Crown, and blessing of my life,
The much lov'd husband, of a happy wife.
To him, whose constant passion found the art
To win a stubborn, and ungratefull heart;
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Anne Kingsmill Finch

Forbidden Speech
The passion you forbade my lips to utter
Will not be silenced. You must hear it in
The sullen thunders when they roll and mutter:
And when the tempest nears, with wail and din,
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Ella Wheeler Wilcox

For The Reader's Ear
No, that was not passion,
It was the vague tenderness
Inspired by a sickly child,
Lang syne, and moon pale nights.
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Jose Asuncion Silva

As a weed beneath the ocean,
As a pool beneath a tree
Answers with each breath or motion
An imperious mastery;
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Archibald Lampman

Passion Flower
Choose who will the wiser partâ??
I have held her heart to heart;
And have felt her heart-strings stirred,
And her soulâ??s still singing heard
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Victor James Daley

The Great Fires
Love is apart from all things.
Desire and excitement are nothing beside it.
It is not the body that finds love.
What leads us there is the body.
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Jack Gilbert

Love is twain, it is not single,
Gold and silver mixed to one,
Passion â??tis and pain which mingle
Glist'ring then for aye undone.
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William Carlos Williams

The Travail Of Passion
When the flaming lute-thronged angelic door is wide;
When an immortal passion breathes in mortal clay;
Our hearts endure the scourge, the plaited thorns, the way
Crowded with bitter faces, the wounds in palm and side,
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William Butler Yeats

The Old Man's Wish
If I live to be old, for I find I go down,
Let this be my fate: In a country town
May I have a warm house, with a stone at the gate,
And a cleanly young girl to rub my bald pate.
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Anonymous Americas

Lines To A Critic
Honey from silkworms who can gather,
Or silk from the yellow bee?
The grass may grow in winter weather
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Percy Bysshe Shelley

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