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William Shakespeare :
Now the hungry lion roars, And the wolf behowls the moon; Whilst the heavy ploughman snores, All with weary task fordone. Now the wasted brands do glow, Whilst the screech-owl, screeching loud, Puts the wretch that lies in woe In remembrance of a shroud. Now it is the time of night, That the graves, all gaping wide, Every one lets forth his sprite, In the church-way paths to glide:
[William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British poet. A Midsummer Night's Dream (V, i). . . The Unabridged William Shakespeare, William George Clark and William Aldis Wright, eds. (1989) Running Press.]
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Anne Sexton :
for it is dark, as dark as the leathery dead and I have lost my green Ford, my house in the suburbs, two little kids sucked up like pollen by the bee in me....
[Anne Sexton (1928-1974), U.S. poet. "45 Mercy Street."]
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Anne Sexton :
one is in a shoe factory cursing the machine, one is at the aquarium tending a seal, one is dull at the wheel of her Ford, one is at the toll gate collecting, one is tying the cord of a calf in Arizona, one is straddling a cello in Russia....
[Anne Sexton (1928-1974), U.S. poet. "In Celebration of My Uterus."]
Anne Sexton :
a gold key, your half of a woolen mill, twenty suits from Dunne's, an English Ford, the love and legal verbiage of another will, boxes of pictures of people I do not know. I touch their cardboard faces. They must go.
[Anne Sexton (1928-1974), U.S. poet. "All My Pretty Ones."]
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Anonymous :
In the years of President Ford Decorum and calm were restored. He did nothing hateful For which we were grateful But terribly, terribly bored.
[Anonymous.]
James Dickey :
Off Highway 106 At Cherrylog Road I entered The '34 Ford without wheels, Smothered in kudzu, With a seat pulled out to run Corn whiskey down from the hills,
[James Dickey (b. 1923), U.S. poet. Cherrylog Road (l. 1-6). CP-Dick. The Whole Motion; Collected Poems, 1945-1992 [James Dickey]. (1992) Wesleyan University Press.]
Hilda Doolittle :
Love, why have you sought the horde of spearsmen, why the tent Achilles pitched beside the river-ford?
[Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Why Have You Sought?"]
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Robert Bridges :
The storm is over, the land hushes to rest: The tyrannous wind, its strength fordone, Is fallen back in the west
[Robert Bridges (1844-1930), British poet, critic. The storm is over, the land hushes to rest (l. 1-3). . . Oxford Book of Modern Verse, The, 1892-1935. William Butler Yeats, ed. (1936) Oxford University Press.]
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William Shakespeare :
Ford. If money go before, all ways do lie open. Falstaff. Money is a good soldier, sir, and will on.
[William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Ford and Falstaff, in The Merry Wives of Windsor, act 2, sc. 2, l. 168-70. Ford, disguised, is exposing Falstaff's corrupt way of thinking.]
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Oscar Hammerstein II :
Climb every mountain, ford every stream Follow every rainbow, till you find your dream!
[Oscar Hammerstein II (1895-1960), U.S. songwriter. Climb Every Mountain (song), The Sound of Music (stage musical, 1959; film, 1965).]
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